Competition Chess Team

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Contact:
Julie Goldston Phone Icon 256-837-3735 Email Icon Email
  Ranae Bartlett Phone Icon 256-837-3735 Email Icon Email

Competition Chess Team

 

  

 Congratulations to the 2017-18 Competition Chess Team!  

 

8th Grade Team

Edward Calinsky, Will Cox, Megan Danh, Yashas Gentela, Ben Kosan, Maanasi Limaye, Thomas Nguyen, Aubteen Pour-Biazar, Jenson Wilhelm, Mercedes Zich

7th Grade Team

Rishika Ankam, Thais Arslenbekov, Neha Chopade, Puja Chopade, Kennedy Gore, Ashley Kim, Victor Lundy, Aidan Reyes, Ryan Shurtz, Constance Wang

 

  • First practice will be Friday, Aug. 18th at 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Rainbow Elementary.
  • Bring chess team fees at the first practice (Aug. 18th), or turn in to Mrs. Goldston before practice. 

Questions: Contact Ranae Bartlett at rbartlett@madisoncity.k12.al.us

Sponsor: Julie Goldston (jgoldston@madisoncity.k12.al.us)

 

  Congratulations DMS Chess Team - 2017 State Champs!

Three-peat!

                     

 

  Congratulations to our 8th grade team for placing 6th and our 7th grade team for placing 8th at the 2017 National K-12 Chess Championship!

National K12 team

  

Chess In School

Discovery Middle School offers both an Introduction and Competition Chess Elective. You do not have to enroll in a chess elective to try out for the DMS Chess Team. To learn more about Madison City's Chess In Schools program watch this video.

 

Every student enrolled in a chess class or chess team at DMS has a subscription to ChessKid.com provided by Madison City Schools.  If you have a question about your ChessKid.com account, please email mcschesskid@madisoncity.k12.al.us

 

Recreational Chess Opportunities

Kids who want to play chess with other kids from across the city of Madison are invited to the Madison Library on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. when the Madison City Chess League holds its weekly meetings. There is no cost to participate. For more information, see  www.madisonchess.com or visit the MCCL Facebook page . You can also contact the MCCL Executive Director, Ranae Bartlett, if you have questions: mccl.director@gmail.com.

 

 


MCCL Logo 

For more information about chess in the Madison community and upcoming chess events, go to the Madison City Chess League webpage.

  

Register for your USCF id# here (recommend Premium Scholastic Membership for one year ) in order to compete at upcoming rated tournaments .)

For a complete schedule of upcoming events and tournaments, see http://www.madisonchess.com/events/upcoming.

 

Competitors are required to record their moves during every chess game.  To learn how, watch this video from chesskid.com.