MIHS chess success

The Mercer Island High School chess team came in fifth place in the 2012 high school state chess championships that took place at Issaquah High School on Feb. 24-25.

The players participating in the state championships were: Caleb Chuck (captain), Carlin Chuck, Kara Glass (president), Hubert Jung and Dalton Le.

The group’s advisor is Larry Bencivengo, and Dr. Leo Stefurak is the coach.

The team also took second place in the KingCo chess championships for 2012.


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