Students from the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District outsmarted competition at the district’s first chess tournament on Oct. 13.
A total of nine teams from HCISD placed in their division. Over 200 students participated in the competition.
Sam Houston Elementary placed third in K-1 and K-3, and fourth in K-5 and K-12.
Long Elementary placed fifth in the K-3 division. Jefferson Elementary and Lee Means Elementary placed 12th and 13th in the K-5 division, respectively.
In the K-12 division, Coakley Middle School placed fifth, while Harlingen High School South placed 10th.