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Mar
13

Congratulations Floris Chess Team

Congratulations Floris Chess Team!

2019 Virginia Scholastic State Chess Championship was held in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 9-10, 2019. Congratulations to the winning students! Go Eagles!!

K-3 Under 600 Category:

10th Place Individual – Abhinav Palaniappan (2nd grade, Ms. Mayer’s class)

2nd Place Team – Floris Team of Abhinav Palaniappan, Sarah Shen, Utkarsh Badhan & Tanishq Badhan

K-3 Championship Category:

4th Place Individual – Kevin Shen (2nd grade, Ms. Lovett’s class)

The Floris Chess Team victory in the State Championship is a proud moment for Floris ES. We encourage many more Floris students to come forward to participate in chess enrichment programs and chess tournaments in the future!

Learn more about the Virginia Chess Federation and view full results here.

Learn more about the Floris PTA Before-School Chess enrichment program here.