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Checkmate! Midvale Middle Wins Middle School Chess Tourney

  • Post category:General News
  • Post last modified:March 3, 2017

Checkmate! Midvale Middle once again dominated at the 8th annual Canyons District Middle School Instramurals Chess Tournament.

The event, held at Mount Jordan Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2017, is part of the District’s middle school intramural competition program, which was launched in 2009 to promote healthy life healthy lifestyles and gauge interest for future competitive sports programs.

Midvale Middle repeated as the winners of the first-place trophy at the contest.  Last year, they won all the boards to capture the top spot. This year, they captured five of the six.

The Trojans were followed by the second-place Mount Jordan Mountaineers and the third-place Draper Park Vikings. 

The following students won first-place for their board position.

  • Board No. 1  –Alex Qi, Midvale
  • Board No. 2 – Ilha Hwang, Midvale
  • Board No. 3 – Wentao Zhang, Midvale
  • Board No. 4 – Yash Ghanathe, Midvale
  • Board No. 5 (Tie) – Landon Sulivant, Mount Jordan; Spencer Hodges, Union
  • Board No.  6 – Eric Snaufer, Midvale