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  The PS11 Chess team sent 25 players to the prestigious New York City Championship to kick off the new year! It was an incredible weekend of competition and an amazing team effort. Our littlest champions the K-1 U400 team bagged third place. Individual trophy winners were third grader Avaan who won third place in the Primary Championship section and Oliver who came 13th in the k-1 U400 section. Meera and Gary also won medals.





National Champions Again!

The Chelsea Chessmates returned home from the 2018 Grade Nationals in Orlando with an impressive showing! We secured TWO TOP 10 TEAM trophies in the United States which included our 1st and 4th grade teams! Our fourth grade team (Viggo, Sabella and Joshua), placed ninth in the country and our first grade team (Elliott, Anay, Silas, Indiana, Gary and Oliver) came in Eighth overall. Our PS 11 team included many 1st time National competitors who rose to the occasion and delivered very impressive results. Individual trophy winners with five points included first grader Elliott and third grader Avaan who also placed 9th in the country in the K-6 Blitz section. A big shout out to the other team members, Stanley, Nanao, Ali, Indira, Liev and Alexander, all of whom played amazing chess and showed incredible team spirit this weekend. Next stop for the Chessmates is the New York City Championship on January 5 and 6th.











Chess News And Updates

Counting down to grade Nationals as 16 of our players head to Orlando this week! We have teams K through fourth grade!

The Chessmates are practicing hard. Indira and Meera both had perfect scores in the all girls “Her Move Next” tournament. Avaan got second place in the U1800 section at the Manhattan International Open. Wishing our team lots of success this weekend.


Moments from the Chelsea Chessmates First Annual Holiday Party













Chess News!

3rd grader Sebastian won all three rounds at the PS10 tournament in Brooklyn this past weekend. Next week the Chessmates head to the grade Nationals in Florida with our largest first grade team ever!