Three Chess Team Members Qualify for Polk Championship

Congratulations to John Workman, Nicholas Roll and Amil Tavares. The three chess team members have qualified for the Polk Scholastic Chess Association Championship Tournament to be held at the Bartow Civic Center on March 11.

John scored 11 points out of 15 games and qualified for the Primary Division Championship Section. This select group is made up of the Top 16 players in the county. John won four out of five games in each of his last two tournaments. 

Nicholas had 5.5 points and will compete in the Primary Division E Section. Amil finished with 9 points and qualified for the Elementary Division B Section. 

The team is cocached by Mark Williams.