Sunday, March 14, 2010

WRHS Chess Club goes to State

The Scholastic Idaho State Championship is this Saturday and our team is prepared.  Practice will be on Tuesday, WRHS, Rm. C214, 3:30 pm.  We were also invited to Ketchum on Wednesday to work with Jeff Baggett and Norman Friedman, 6 pm, Atkinson's Park.

We will be leaving at 2:00 pm from WRHS and heading to Boise this Friday.  The cost is $30 for travel and hotel.  Registration for the tournament is free.  We are staying at the Marriott Courtyard in downtown Boise (222 S. Broadway, Boise, 331-2700).  Bring some extra money for the IMAX Theatre ($15).  We will go see Avatar in 3d!  We will also visit the capital building.  Pojos might be an option for Saturday night din-din.

Here is our chess team:

  1. Tyler Jaramillo, 12th grade
  2. Taylor Walton, 12th grade
  3. Juve Ruiz, 12th grade
  4. Nick Bruck, 11th grade, captain
  5. Andrew Uriarte, 11th grade
  6. Chris Ellis, 11th grade
  7. Miles Hendrix, 11th grade
  8. Desmond Porth, 7th grade
  9. Riley Neel, 7th grade
  10. Dylan Porth, 4th grade
  11. Darwin Porth, Kindergarten

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