Chess Club

2019/2020 JHS Chess Tournament Schedule

Schedule   Date Tournament Registration Details October 19, 2019 Elementary School Tournament Tournament Details November 2, 2019 Fall Tournament Tournament Details January 4, 2020 New Year Tournament Tournament Details February 15, 2020 Groundhog Classic – Team Tournament Tournament Details

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Fall Chess Camp – October 9-13

DESCRIPTION JHS Fall Chess Camp for students between the ages of 6-15 is the perfect way to introduce chess to new players, deepen an understanding of the game for experienced players, or offer intensive instruction for aspiring chess masters. Instructors provide daily lessons, puzzles, and play to help guide students through each session. Instruction offers a solid basic foundation, emphasizing …

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JHS Chess Team Ranks First in Region and is Set to Host JCPS League Tournament in January

After completing the regular season, the JHS Chess Team is currently ranked 1st place in the region and 2nd place overall in the league.  They are preparing to host the JCPS league tournament on the 12th and 19th of January, which is a huge opportunity as this is the first time the tournament will be held in Southern Indiana. The tournament will …

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JHS Chess Club to host Chess Festival Fundraiser

The Chess Club at JHS is getting ready to start their competitive season, and this year they want to attend matches outside of the Southern Indiana/Louisville area.  To help with these extra expenses, the team is hosting a Chess Festival fundraiser on Saturday, October 3 Saturday, November 21 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Please RSVP to Lucy Jackson ( if you …

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JHS Chess Club Wins First Match

JHS chess club won its first match of the season 3-2 against Fern Creek. The win was led by Rodrigo Balsomo (aka RJ) on table 1, Blaise Booth on table 4, and Michael Morgan on table 5. It was a good win after a loss against Manuel last week. The next match is next Thursday at home.

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