Two Students Place at Ohio Chess Championship
Beachwood’s Viet Nguyen
tied for 1st place in the 4th grade division and Rachelle
Magaram tied for 8th in the 9th grade division at the 2012
Ohio K-12 Chess Championship held on Nov. 17. Following a day of fierce
competition, Nguyen emerged as Ohio 4th Grade co-champion and
was awarded the second place trophy on a tie-breaker. Magaram was the highest
placing female in the 9th Grade Division.
Both students train and compete with
Vivacity School of Chess. Beachwood Schools offers chess clubs at Bryden Elementary School, Hilltop Elementary School and Beachwood Middle School.