Coaches: Rebecca Simpson and Ellis SmithRooms: 127/323About:
High School Chess Club:This year McKinley CLA will be fielding a high school chess team. The team will meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school for tournaments and practice. There will also be city and state-wide weekend tournaments in which we will compete. All comers are welcome and new players are especially encouraged to attend meetings in order to acquire the skills to make them high level players. We have dual meetings with the middle school team on Tuesdays and high school only meetings on Thursday.Practices:Practice is held on Tuesday afternoons from the close of school till 3:30. We meet from Sept. through March.Members:Students 6-12 are welcome to join. We participate in the Red Rook Chess League (6-8) and the Gateway Chess League (k-12).Students must be members of the USCF (United States Chess Federation) to participate in tournament play.