Our Sanchez Charter School Eagle Knights placed Second with 13 wins at the Houston Chess Association tournament in January.
 
Benny Torres and Isaac Luna both won 4 out of 5 games and  tied for Second in their section and division. Daniel Delarosa won 3 out of 5 games and tied for 7th place in the same division. Marco Isidro had 2 wins securing AAMA’s Second Place finish.
  
“Overall our students shined at the competition. I am extremely proud of our students; they practiced, studied and worked hard this whole year,” said Victor Wong, science teacher at Sanchez who is the chess team sponsor and Coach.
 
The Eagle Knights took Second Place again in the East Regional Charter School Chess contest,Tuesday, February 2, 2012. Team members include; Isaac Luna, Benny Torres, Daniel Delarosa and Marco Isidro. The Eagles have qualified to compete in the State Charter School Championship on February 11th, 2012 in Austin, Texas!
 
“Thanks to all our Chess students for an awesome effort,” Wong said.
 
A special thank you to Jesus Carrillo and Janeth Salgado for your support to the Chess team!
 
 
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