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Isle students dominate at national chess tourney

By Susan Essoyan

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 03, 2014

~~<p>Washington Middle School's chess coach, Roderick &quot;Eric&quot; Floro, thought something was wrong in the final round of the National Junior High Chess Championship in Atlanta, when he discovered that two of his players were pitted against each other.</p>
<p>Usually teammates don't play against one another in tournaments. But officials confirmed the pairings were correct. It turned out that they were tied for first place and had to face off.</p>
~~

Washington Middle School's chess coach, Roderick "Eric" Floro, thought something was wrong in the final round of the National Junior High Chess Championship in Atlanta, when he discovered that two of his players were pitted against each other.

Usually teammates don't play against one another in tournaments. But officials confirmed the pairings were correct. It turned out that they were tied for first place and had to face off. Login for more...



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