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Dragons at Knight’s Surprise Chess Tournament

The Knight’s Surprise opened the 2023-2024 Spokane youth chess season with 21 players, including three from Saint George’s School. Luca Hochheimer was the top scorer for SGS with 3.0, placing third in the elementary division, reports SGS Chess coach James Stripes. His brother, Noah, had 2.0 playing in a strong middle school/high school section. First grader Eddy Liu, playing in his first tournament, was the youngest player present. After beating a third grader in the second round, he was all smiles the rest of the day, finishing with 2.0. Go Dragons!