Whittier Chess Team Works Out Originally uploaded by escuelawhittierchicago The Captain of our Whittier Chess Team, Ramiro has been invited to participate in the MVP Invitational Chess Tournament for Chicago Public School Students in April at the Harold Washington Library’s Winter Garden.
On Friday, May 15 Whittier was one of 8 elementary schools in Area 9 to participate in their annual chess tournament. Despite having no players in 7th or 8th grade, we did quite well. We came home with 2 trophies for individual achievement; there were
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