Alhambra Finishes 10th in State Chess Team Championships

Posted by Community Relations Department on 11/14/2012

Alhambra finished 10th in the 22-team State Chess Team Championships, November 2-3.  Phan Khanh and Esmeraelda Jimenez qualified for the State Individual Championships, November 9-10.  Khanh’s brother, Tin won the individual state title last year, and was the second-best player out of Region 2.  Each region sends 16 players to the individuals event.  Jimenez is the highest AIA-ranked female player in Region 2, and may be the best girl in the state.