Chess Team


The chess team posing with their trophies after their big win

   Advisor for the Chess Team Mr. Aguilar reports that at the beginning of December Miami Senior High’s Chess Team were at it again at the Nationals in Orlando. Seniors led the team and won 4th place overall nationally. 9th grade won 9th place, 10th grade won 6th place, and 11th grade got 13th place in the nation. The Chess Team tied 2nd place nationally in the Blitz tournament (5-minute game) but was awarded 4th place due to tie breaks. Senior Xavier Alvarez and junior Justin Marquez placed 7th in Bughouse tournament.(by Nathalie Chang)