OLL students make chess moves
Thursday, March 5, 2020
The chess team from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School attended the 2020 Florida Scholastic Chess League tournament on Jan. 25.
The Cheetah Chess Club’s K-3 Team won third place and the K-5 Team placed fifth. The K-1 Team -- Daniel Tome and Dylan Martinez -- tied for first.
The K-3 Team, left to right, are: Arturo Sosa, who is in the third grade and Liam Giberson, Gabriel Santiago and Victoria Besu, all second grade students. Not pictured: Adrian Ochoa.
On Jan. 20, an NFL Chess Clinic was held at Florida
Memorial University in Miami Gardens. Leonel Cabrera, a fourth-grade student at OLL, played against NFL players in the event sponsored by the league and Chess4Life.
Cabrera is shown below working on stalemate concepts with Anthony Harris, a former linebacker with the Miami Dolphins.