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“We’ve Got To Be Whittier” Chess Team


The “We’ve Got To Be Whittier” Chess Team is invigorated this year with new talent.  We are definitely planning on being a competitive challenge for the annual Area 9 school chess tournament.  While some of the newcomers are still navigating the chess board and distinguishing between rooks and bishops; forks and pins; checks and check mates, others are learning advanced winning combinations.  Players are even solving chess puzzles from magazines as a way to hone their skills.  Ramiro, a fifth grader, continues to be the player to beat!  Come watch us play every Monday in Ms. Chong’s classroom.

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