Tournament Results - March 8

USCF Rating Report 

Seventeen chessplayers in grades K-8 competed in the March Blast chess tournament in Highlands Ranch, CO. Fourth-grader Ryan Cochran of St. Thomas More was the only player to survive undefeated, winning first place with a 4-0 score. Ryan defeated several higher-rated players, and picked up over 200 rating points!

The competition for first place school was fiercely contested between Flagstaff Academy and Mountain View Elementary. In the end, Flagstaff was victorious by a score of 11.5 to 9.5.