Chess Championship Attracts 300 Students; Winners Announced

Chess Championship Attracts 300 Students; Winners Announced
Posted on 05/24/2016
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More than 300 chess enthusiasts from 43 campuses gathered at San Jacinto Intermediate, May 21, for the sixth annual chess championship.

The event attracted participants from Pasadena ISD, along with Deer Park and Alvin ISDs.

The championship was divided into four separate divisions including elementary (grades 3 and 4), middle (grades 5 and 6), intermediate (grades 7 and 8) and high school (grades 9-12). Each contestant played six games per round and received one point for each win and a half-point for a draw.

The following students won first place in their divisions: Genoa third grader Zaid Martinez; Young fourth grader Patricia Rebolloso; EC Mason Elementary fifth grader Jake Callaway of Alvin ISD; Morris sixth grader Patrick Ortega; Beverly Hills eighth grader Timmy Phan; and Pasadena High senior Dario Trevino.

Here are all the winners from the chess championship. The winning photos are shown below.

Division

Place

Name

Campus

Grade

Score

Grade 3

1

Zaid Martinez

Genoa

3

6.0

2

Alan Olvera

Golden Acres

3

5.0

3

Yeison Carbajal

Young

3

4.5

4

Nicholas Sosa

Frazier

3

4.5

5

Emma Robles

LF Smith

3

4.5

Grade 4

1

Patricio Rebolloso

Young

4

6.0

2

Sergio Dominguez

LF Smith

4

5.0

3

Manuel Hernandez

Matthys

4

5.0

4

Yazmin Garza

Frazier

4

5.0

5

Isaac Gonzalez

Richey

4

4.5

Grade 5

1

Jake Callaway

EC Mason Elementary

5

6.0

2

Dylan Campos

Melillo

5

5.0

3

Juan Fuentes

Schneider

5

5.0

4

Kevin Cedeño

Melillo

5

5.0

5

Marcus Kemp

Melillo

5

4.5

Grade 6

1

Patrick Ortega

Morris

6

6.0

2

Hussiel Arias

Morris

6

6.0

3

Andrew Huynh

Morris

6

5.0

4

Tristan Phillips

Bonnette Jr. High

6

4.0

5

Jonathan Rivera

Shaw

6

4.0

Intermediate

1

Timmy Phan

Beverly Hills

8

5.5

2

Adam Tran

Bondy

8

5.5

3

Enoc Curiel

Thompson

8

5.5

4