Lower School Chess Players Win at Local Tournament

On Feb. 15, Over The Chessboard held a chess tournament with kids from Charlotte and Lake Norman. Twelve teams and 38 kids participated in the 3-round tournament. Davidson Day got 2nd place in the rated section (where kids must have a USCF membership), losing only to Mt. Mourne, which is a middle school team! Individually Grayson Broadway got 4th place in the unrated advanced section. Luca Trifiletti got 6th place and Nate Trifiletti got 2nd place in the rated advanced section. Hudson Oliphant got 3rd and Will Turek got 2nd (and a trophy) in the rated beginner section.