Los Alamos Chess Teams Host League Competition

Los Alamos High School Chess Team members, from left, Donald Poston, Andrew Watson, Andre Popa-Simil, Timothy Martin, Victor Popa-Simil. Henry Poston and Max Corliss competed in the Northern Schools League Competition held Monday at Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Not pictured are Do Vo, Chance Challacombe and Gus Yeager. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Homeschool Chess Players from Los Alamos who competed in Monday’s Northern Schools League Tournament pictured with their Coach Jeff Goettee, back row from left, Sean Pierce and Ethan Pierce, front row, Derek Rodriguez, Desmond Garcia and Max Garcia. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

More than 170 chess players from 42 teams participated in Monday’s Northern Schools League Competition. Los Alamos High School, which has three teams in the League, is tied for first place with the Academy for Technology and the Classics. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Chess Club coaches Wendel Brown, left, and Jeff Goettee said they are pleased with the outcome of Monday’s event. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Barranca Mesa Elementary Chess Club sponsor Nicole McGrane, left, and her son Nicholas McGrane worked the concession stand at Monday’s chess competition along with Audrey Jiuliani. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com


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