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Chess tournament held at Boonsboro Middle School

January 02, 2011

The fourth annual W. Paul Engle Jr. Open Scholastic Chess Tournament was held Dec. 18 at Boonsboro Middle School.

There were 70 registered players representing Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Here are the results:

Pleasant Valley Elementary won the team title, with Mark Frushour winning a second-place trophy with a score of 4.0 points. Other scores included Nicholas Kidwell, sixth place with 3.5 points; Dallas Fields, eighth-place with 3.0 points; and Hunter Stoner, 11th place, with 2.5 points. Also for Pleasant Valley, Sierra Smith-DiLeo, playing in an upper-level section, earned 3.0 points. Other scores were Killian Vest with 1.5 points, Trey Lyles with 1.0 point, and Morgan Stoner and Jacob Giuffre each earning 0.5 point.

In the five-round play, players earn 1.0 point for a checkmate and 0.5 for a draw.

Boonsboro Middle School won the team title with 13.5 points over second-place Greencastle-Antrim, Pa., with 11.5 points.

Leading the Boonsboro team was Dominic Smith-DiLeo, who earned the first-place trophy with a score of 4.5 points. Other scores included Matthew Frushour, 10th place with 3.0 points; Evan Kerr, 12th place with 3.0 points; Ethan Connelly, 13th place with 3.0 points; and Nathan Johnson, 14th place with 3.0 points.

Also for BMS, Christian Brown had 2.5 points, William Kuehl scored 2.0 points, Dakota Pfeiffer had 2.0 points and, Scott May and Aaron George had 1.0 point.

The team also included Jesse Homan, Dillion Denig and Austin Fowler.

In the five-round play, players earn 1.0 point for a checkmate and 0.5 for a draw.

Boonsboro High School won the team title over Walkersville High in a close contest.

The players played four rounds with 1.0 point for a win and 0.5 point for a draw.

BHS' David George led the team with 3.0 points and a fourth-place trophy. Vincent Smith-DiLeo added 2.0 points and a 10th-place finish, followed by Bryce King, 11th place, and Randy Kines, 12th place. Also for BHS, Jared Brown, Jason George and Bronson King had 1.0 point each.

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