| Wednesday, February 20, 2013
When you walk into a room with 1500 high school students from all over the state you feel like you have walked into utter chaos. Somehow everyone seems to find a seat and the words “Shake hands and start your clocks” sound in your ears and then you hear - utter quiet. You look around and everyone is still there but there is not a sound . . .
On Saturday January 26th both the Mt. Vernon Chess Team and the Webber Chess Team competed in the team tournament at Festus, MO. The tournament was sponsored by the Gateway Chess League located in St. Louis. Five person teams were required to . . .
Many people think that chess is boring, but the 25 people standing quietly, watching intently, the last game of the second match between Webber High School and Mt. Vernon would disagree! There was a tension in the air that could be felt . . .
The Mt. Vernon Chess Team won Saturday, January 8 at the Gateway Chess League Class Tournament in St. Louis. Nineteen teams competed in the tournament.
"This was our best meet ever," according to coach, England. Everyone on . . .
The Rams Chess team placed 4th Saturday at Lindbergh High School in St. Louis. A total of 15 teams competed in the tournament. Dakota Foltz brought home a medal in his class by winning 3 of his 4 games. Tyler Beard, senior, . . .
Anyone interested in joining the Chess Team/club, it is not too
late. If you would like to be part of us please come on Wednesday
nights. We meet in room 105G from 3:30 to 5:00p.m. each
We will be starting into our season . . .