HCISD Chess teams advance to Nationals


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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