The Hillsboro Chess Guild recently began its season by competing in tournaments at Lindsborg and Marion.
At the Smoky Valley tournament in Lindsborg Oct. 18, both the K-8 team and the K-12 team placed first. The K-8 team included Jacob Den?holm, Abby Fryhover and Kayla Gunn. The K-12 team was comprised of Matthew Denholm, Jordan Fryhover and Franklin Jost.
Individually, Jacob Den?holm placed first, Abby Fryhover third and Kayla Gunn fourth in K-8. Matthew Denholm placed first, Jordan Fryhover second and Frank?lin Jost fourth in K-12.
At the Marion tournament Oct. 25, the K-8 team of Jacob Denholm, Abby Fry?hover, Kayla Gunn and Taryah Miller placed second. The K-12 team of Matthew Denholm, Franklin Jost, Sonja Jost and Kalen Moss also placed second.
Individually, Zachary Denholm placed sixth in K-5. In K-8, Jacob Denholm placed third, Kayla Gunn sixth, Abby Fryhover 17th and Taryah Miller 30th. In K-12, Matthew Denholm placed first, Franklin Jost third, Kalen Moss eighth and Sonja Jost 14th.