Kennedy Chess Players Turn Out for Valentine’s Day Tournament

The JFK Chess Club held their first publicized Chess tournament during lunch on February 14 in the school library.   Twenty students competed in the advanced category and 10 students went head-to-head in the beginners category for prizes (gift cards).

The four advanced competition finalists were Masonori Monsuchi, Brian Xu, Jamal Latif, and Simon Collins.  The final outcome of this bracket will be decided this week (Feb 21-24).   The winner in the beginners competition was Damaris Burt according to club advisor Mr. Campos.

All photos by Matiana Tepa, Clarion staff

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