Alhambra Chess Team Took First Place at Pinetop State Invitational

Posted by Community Relations Department at 9/19/2012

The Alhambra chess team took first place team trophy at the Pinetop State Invitational, September 8.   The Lions narrowly edged out Trevor Browne by half a point.   Hieu Le defeated an opponent rated more than 260 points higher for the biggest upset medal of the tournament.  Josh Yazzie scored an impressive five points to finish in a three-way tie for first place in the Alternate section.  The Lions tied for second in State last year.