South Regional Chess Championship Results
By Gilberto Luna II
This weekend our school participated in the South Regional Championship. Our kids did an excellent job, and we qualified for the State Championship in all four divisions that we fielded teams in! We were the only team to do that. I am very proud of the kids and would like to thank the parents for their support and dedication.
We won team trophies in 5 divisions:
K1-Open, ?? 3rd Place Team
K5-Open, ?? 2nd Place Team
K8-Open, ?? 4th Place Team
K8-U900, ?? 3rd Place Team
K12-Open, 2nd Place Team
We also had individuals who placed and won trophies:
3rd Grader Franco Canghuala Tied for 1st, place but received 4th on tiebreak K3 U500
5th Grader Giuliano Chizzolini 6th Place Open
7th Grader Daniel Martinez 4th Place U900
7th Grader Sebastian Lojano 5th Place Open
10 Grader Melissa Gil-Estiz 10th Place K12 U1000
11th Grader Santiago Munoz 9th Place K12 Open
Don???t forget! This Saturday at DSA we have our monthly chess tournament. Go Sharks!
Divine Savior Academy provides education from PreK3 through 12th grade to the Doral, Florida community and surrounding Miami communities of Kendall, Coral Gables, Sweetwater, Hialeah, Fountainbleau, Miami Lakes, Miami Springs, Pembroke Pines, Davie, Medley, and Miramar with its early childhood program (starting at age 3), elementary school, middle school, and high school. Divine Savior Academy, also known as DSA, is a private Christian school and operates within the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod???s school system. Located in Doral, DSA is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, a church body which supports the fourth-largest private school system in the nation. The school is also listed as a Gold Seal Quality Care Program by the Florida Department of Children and Family Services. Divine Savior Academy has received accreditation from the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Accreditation International (AI), the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA). The vision of DSA is to provide an excellent academic education in a safe environment that has been shaped by the love of God.