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.
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