LS Chess Team Victorious


McDonogh’s Lower School chess team captured first place from among 37 teams in the K-3 Under 600 section at the 2017 Maryland Elementary School Chess Championships on March 18. The chess team is comprised of members of McDonogh’s Chess Club who choose to play competitively.

The four highest-scoring team members in this competition were Chase G. '27, Matthew M. '26, Rajan M. '28, and John R. '26. Individual trophies were awarded to John R., who tied for third place among 79 players, and Matthew M., who tied for eighth place. Co-coaches John D. Rockefeller V and National Master Arkadiy Frenkel are pleased with and proud of their students’ performances. Congratulations to all of the players on their winning moves!


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