Top district players compete in districtwide chess tournament


The annual Dallas ISD Districtwide Chess Tournament on Saturday, May 5, brought together the best chess players among the more than 2,200 students enrolled in the districtwide chess program.

There were 461 participating students from 17 high schools, 28 middle schools and 86 elementary schools. Only the top four players from each participating school were eligible to compete in the districtwide tournament. The winners are listed below.

High School Individual Gold Medalists
• Kristina Badrak, School of Business and Management
• Zach Emery, School of Business and Management

High School Team Winners
• First, Sunset High School
• Second, Woodrow Wilson High School
• Third, W.W. Samuell High School

Middle School Individual Gold Medalists
• Aung Phaye, Sam Tasby Middle School
• Cody Fulenwider, Robert T. Hill Middle School

Middle School Team Winners
• First, William B. Travis Academy for the Academically Talented and Gifted
• Second, Dallas Environmental Science Academy
• Third, L.V. Stockard Middle School

Elementary School Individual Gold Medalists
• Jose Gasca, Louise Wolff Kahn Elementary School
• Alessandro Alcaraz, Edward Titche Elementary School
• Reese Widhelm, Victor H. Hexter Elementary School
• Diego Remigio, Kleberg Elementary School
• Jonathan Ramirez, Annie Webb Blanton Elementary School
• Fabian Arellano, Maria Moreno Elementary School
• Alex Perez, Rosemont Elementary School

Elementary School Team Winners
• First, Edward Titche Elementary School
• Second, Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School
• Third, Victor H. Hexter Elementary School

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