Chess Team is on Fire!

Fort Worth Country Day’s Chess Team made sure it was noticed in the All Saints’ Chess Tournament on Saturday, October 28.
The K-3 team of Leonardo Castro-Balbi ’27, Lexi Gasca ’29, Gage Hobbs ’28, Harmon Hong ’29, Sean Hong ’27, Cameron Morgan ’27 and Will Tiblets ’29 finished in first place.  
The Grade 4-6 team of Brianna Castro-Balbi ’25, Jack Darden ’25, Jake Hudman ’26, Emily Lindemann ’26 and Tinsley Thompson ’26 finished in first place.
Individuals placing in the K-3 division were Cameron Morgan ’27, first place; Leonardo Castro-Balbi ’27, fourth place; and Sean Hong ’27, fifth place.
Jake Hudman ’26 placed first in the Grades 4-6 division.
“You would have been proud of the showing FWCD made,” shared Carmen Hudman, Chess Team parent advisor. “A great group of kids playing hard all day. FWCD definitely got the loudest cheers during the award ceremony."
Also fun to note: Gage Hobbs ’28 made it on the North Texas Chess Academy Facebook page. A private chess facility in Carrollton, the organization had a chess puzzle table set up with two professional chess players/coaches.
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Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a K-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.