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Chess Tournoment

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Courtesy of the Rio Norte “Your Worst Knightmare” chess club

On the 28th of November, there was an intense tournament that ensued between the two chess clubs of our school. It took place in our school’s library during lunchtime, and all of the members of both clubs were invited to participate. Both teams were going at it, neck-and-neck, and it was a very close competition. Let’s divulge into the time leading up to the tournament, how it went, the championship, and the aftermath.

Leading up to the tournament, both clubs were practicing openings, playing games against one another, and overall trying to improve their game. The presidents, along with their board members, were also teaching their clubs how to play better, faster, and more importantly,  skillfully. Many members had indeed improved in chess and were proud of their skills as they continued to learn, but it still wasn’t the end. They continued to hone their skills, one even commenting that, “It was hard and difficult, but I did it” and eventually, they were all deemed ready to participate in the chess tournament. 

When the day of the tournament finally arrived all members were nervous, a few people from the “Gotham Knights” chess club even said, “I was quite anxious for what would happen next”. At last, the time had come and all players played the best they could. Everyone tried their best and it was a close battle against the 2 clubs. It was hard and difficult, with some participants from the “Your Worst Knightmare”  chess club even stating “I played the best I could, but I didn’t think it was enough”. Eventually, though, the “Your Worst Knightmare” chess club came out on top and beat the opposing club by just a few points. It was a big relief for both sides, but it mostly inspired the “Gotham Knights” chess club to do better and work harder on their game. 

After the tournament, both teams patched up their mistakes and left room to improve more. The victorious chess club had a party in honor of their successful victory over “Gotham Knights ”. Both clubs continued to grow and become masters in the game of chess. One even remarked that “I am at my highest point and can only go higher from here”.

Both of our chess clubs had a well and hard-fought tournament which ended in the victor being our one and only “Your Worst Knightmare” chess club. Both clubs continuously worked hard and improved their game even after the tournament had ended. As a finale, for those who participated in the tournament, we congratulate you for all your effort and hard work that you put in to participate in the tournament. 

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