Social scene: Chess K-12 tournament
The second Chess K-12 tournament had 12 competitors Saturday. After four rounds there was a tie between Michael Curiale, 10th grade at Lely High School, and Alex Sousa, 5th grade at Tommie Barfield. In round two their game was a draw while they each won the other three. So, their score was 3 1/2 - 1/2. For third place there was a tie between Tyler Mastrangelo, 5th grade at Tommie Barfield, and Charles Haunschild, 1st grade at Tommie Barfield. Tyler and Charles each had score of 3-1. The ties were finally resolved with play offs.
Each Saturday at the Marco Library chess players will be preparing for the next big tournament on March 25. The plan is to have five rounds with five trophies. All participants will receive a special chess medallion.
Information: Wade Keller 239-389-2525, WK@KellerPublishing.com.