Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School participated in the Grafton Fall Scholastic chess tournament at Grafton High School in Yorktown on September 24th, 2016. CBGS’s four students had a clean sweep in the K12 unrated section taking 1st through 4th place and the 1st place team trophy. Northumberland High School sophomore Nathan Parker placed first after winning all of his games, Essex sophomore Gabriel Carlton placed 2nd, Colonial Beach senior Tori Nutt placed 3rd, and Westmoreland senior Ethan MacNamara placed 4th.

The tournament was hosted by the Virginia Scholastic Chess Association (VSCA) which holds rated and unrated tournaments monthly around the state. VSCA tournaments have brackets for all ages and skill levels. CBGS plans to participate in several rated tournaments in the following months. Students, adults, and schools in surrounding areas interested in learning more about chess or participating in tournaments are welcome to contact Mr. Dorsey at the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School for more information (gdorsey@cbgs.k12.va.us) or visit the Va. Scholastic Chess site at vschess.org.

 

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Picture Caption: Local Students Win Yorktown Chess Tournament

Pictured from left: Gabriel Carlton 2nd place (EHS), Nathan Parker 1st place (NHS), Ethan MacNamara 4th place (WHS), Tori Nutt 3rd place (CBHS), Greg Dorsey (CBGS Warsaw chess coach)

Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School participated in the Grafton Fall Scholastic chess tournament at Grafton High School in Yorktown on September 24th, 2016. CBGS’s four students had a clean sweep in the K12 unrated section taking 1st through 4th place and the 1st place team trophy. Northumberland High School sophomore Nathan Parker placed first after winning all of his games, Essex sophomore Gabriel Carlton placed 2nd, Colonial Beach senior Tori Nutt placed 3rd, and Westmoreland senior Ethan MacNamara placed 4th.

The tournament was hosted by the Virginia Scholastic Chess Association (VSCA) which holds rated and unrated tournaments monthly around the state. VSCA tournaments have brackets for all ages and skill levels. CBGS plans to participate in several rated tournaments in the following months. Students, adults, and schools in surrounding areas interested in learning more about chess or participating in tournaments are welcome to contact Mr. Dorsey at the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School for more information (gdorsey@cbgs.k12.va.us) or visit the Va. Scholastic Chess site at vschess.org.

 

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Picture Caption: Local Students Win Yorktown Chess Tournament

Pictured from left: Gabriel Carlton 2nd place (EHS), Nathan Parker 1st place (NHS), Ethan MacNamara 4th place (WHS), Tori Nutt 3rd place (CBHS), Greg Dorsey (CBGS Warsaw chess coach)

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Administration

Terri L. Perkins, Director
P. O. Box 1410
202 South Church Lane
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Phone: 804-443-0267
Fax: 804-443-4039
Bowling Green Site

16221 Richmond Turnpike
Bowling Green, VA 22427
Phone: 804-633-3406
Fax: 804-633-5579
RCC Glenns Site

12745 College Drive
Glenns, VA 23149
Phone: 804-758-6788
Fax: 804-758-5434
RCC Warsaw Site

52 Campus Drive
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-1306
Fax: 804-333-1306
The Chesapeake Bay Governor's School is a partnership between the Virginia Department of Education, participating School Divisions and Rappahannock Community College, and a member of NCSSSMST (National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology).
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