The Leesville Road Elementary School Chess Club’s Team 2 won the top prize in their classification at the Raleigh Chess Academy Tournament last month. The club’s Team 3 brought home the bronze.
Playing for Team 2 were David Cannan, Gloria Hope, Jacob Ierston-Brown and Cole Rathke. Team 3’s players were Derek Mahato, Kenny Poole, Matthias Reynolds, Zachary Whalen and Emma Whitehead.
Team 1 played in the experienced players category and won third place for its section. Playing for Team 1 were Vince Bilan, Michael Dacanay, Carson Hart and Devin Poillucci.