Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wolfe Street Triumphs at Chess Tournament

Wolfe Street Academy won the elementary unrated team division at The Maryland Chess Association (MCA) tournament on Saturday, October 29th at Poly/Western High School. This was MCA's first scholastic chess tournament ever in Baltimore. Over 175 players competed with teams coming from as far away as Virginia and Delaware.

Baltimore Kids Chess League players collected 15 trophies. Organizers from MCA were impressed with the turnout and plan on holding another event in Baltimore next year.

The following Wolfe Street students took home trophies:

Eduardo Guzman - 2nd place
Robin Lopez - 3rd place
Jose Portillo - 4th place
Malacai Davis - 6th place
Jose Orellana - 8th place
Eric Vasquez - 10th place

Congratulations to the Wolfe Street team on their success!