Four Harlingen CISD chess teams have advanced to the national championships after impressive performances at the State Chess Tournament held at Edinburg North High School March 2-4.

Treasure Hills Elementary, Dishman Elementary, Coakley Middle School, and Harlingen High School South qualified for nationals.

The National Elementary Championship will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 11-13. The Middle School division is competing at their National Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 6-8. The National High School Championship will be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 27-29.

Listed below are the team results from the championship division.

K-3 Division
5th place – Treasure Hill Elementary – Qualified for Nationals
8th place – Wilson Elementary
11th Place – Bonham Elementary
13th Place – Houston Elementary
20th Place – Dishman Elementary

K-5 Division
3rd place – Dishman Elementary – Qualified for Nationals
5th place – Wilson Elementary
6th place – Houston Elementary
8th place – Treasure Hills Elementary
14th place – Bonham Elementary
23rd place – Long Elementary

Middle School Championship
2nd place – Coakley MS – Qualified for Nationals
10th place – Gutierrez MS

High School Championship
6th Place – Harlingen South – Qualified for Nationals
7th Place – Harlingen School of Health Professions

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