Hart Chess Tournament

Hart's second annual chess tournament drew students of all ages from Pleasanton and Dublin schools. Twenty students signed up to take part in the May 20 all-day competition at Hart.

Hart students Brian Chan and Aaron Ensler took first and third places, respectively, in the intermediate division.

A huge thank you goes to parent Adam Lavine for being in charge of online registration and running the event.

Students who won top honors are the tournament went home with trophies.

The tournament winners are:

Senior Division
1st -- Anthony Chan, Foothill
2nd -- Ashwin Kumar, Foothill
3rd -- Jack Kiernan, Dublin High School

Intermediate Division
1st -- Brian Chan, Hart
2nd -- Kevin Zhu, Harvest Park
3rd -- Aaron Ensler, Hart Middle School

Junior Division
1st -- Shreyas Swaminathan, Fairlands Elementary
2nd -- Bryan Hao, Fairlands Elementary
3rd -- Emma Reddy, Walnut Grove Elementary

Sportsmanship Awards
Alexander Lim, Foothill
Ashna Kumar, Hearst Elementary
Ben Brunner, Valley View Elementary

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2012