Chess Guild second at Pleasant Valley tour

Pictured from left are Jacob Denholm, who placed fourth, Abby Fryhover who finished 16th and Kayla Gunn who placed 20th. In the K-12 division, Matthew Denholm was the only participant from Hillsboro. He placed fourth individually. Courtesy Photo

Middle school members of the Hillsboro Chess Guild hold the hardware they received at the Pleasant Valley Middle school tournament Feb. 21. The team claimed the second-place team trophy in the K-8 division. ?This was quite an accomplishment in that they, as a team of three, were competing against teams that had four or more team members,? said Guild sponsor Leah Rose.

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