Flores takes first at nationals; SBCISD chess teams excel

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

(Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez) San Benito High School standout chess player Brandon Flores is seen at the campus on Tuesday.

(Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)
San Benito High School standout chess player Brandon Flores is seen at the campus on Tuesday.

The San Benito CISD Afterschool Program has once again exhibited a strong showing at the National Chess Tournaments, including one individual who earned a first place rating.

Frank Roberts Elementary, Rangerville Elementary, Fred Booth Elementary, Ed Downs Elementary, Dr. Garza Elementary and Dr. Cash Elementary competed at the 2014 National Elementary (K-6) Championship in Dallas on May 9-11. Miller Jordan Middle School and Berta Cabaza Middle School competed in the 2014 National Junior K-9 Championship in Atlanta, Georgia on April 25-27. San Benito High School competed at the 2014 National High School (K-12) Championships in San Diego, California on April 4-6.

Brandon Flores, a senior, won first place in his rating division.

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