October 2016, L-R: Brayden, Tanner, Milad, Brandon
November 2015 Winners Jake McMullen and Jake Varner
March Winners L to R: Jennie Nguyen, Brandon Chang, Trevor Barton, Will Redekopp, Thomas King.
The February event saw 24 students from 10 schools eagerly competing. Prize winners were Jennie Nguyen, William Redekopp and Ethan Tran.
The first Junior Chess Tournament took place on Friday, January 9, drawing participants from four area elementary school as well as home schooling. Trophies were awarded to Brandon Chang (Citrus Glen) and Will Redekopp (La Mariposa) in the 1st-2nd grade division, and Trevor Barton (La Mariposa) in the 3rd-4th grade division.