Fourteen Dalton students competed in the Primary (K-2) and the Elementary (K-5) Championship sections, achieving outstanding results. The K-2 team placed first and the K-5 team finished second, overall. In addition, the teams logged several top individual finishes.
Dalton HS students Dylan Challenger '23 and Hudson Beaudoin '22 volunteered to coach the team alongside Coach Beatriz Marinello. Dylan and Hudson reviewed games between rounds and provided pointers for upcoming games. It marked the first time competing in an over-the-board chess tournament for some students, so the shared insights and experiences helped tremendously.
It is always wonderful to see the Dalton chess community members support each other and share in continued success. Go Tigers!
Results: K-2 Team - Rose Chao '33, Rayna Gupta '34, MacKenzie Hwee '32, Audrey Kotchen '33, Aurora Rodriguez '34, Carolina Vasilatos '33, Baisi Wang '32, Emilia Wong '34, First-place team, Carolina 5th overall, Mackenzie 9th overall, and Audrey 10th overall
K-5 Team - Reha Agarwal '30, Risha Agarwal '30, Hannah Chan '30, Zelda Lightman '30, Eden Klein '31, and Kate Rothman '31, Second-place team, Hannah 5th overall, Reha 7th overall, Risha 9th overall, and Eden 11th overall