The pandemic put sports on hold for students across the state. As things start to get back on track, one team is celebrating a big win and something no one has been able to do since March 2020. The Whitney Young Magnet High School Chess Team was awarded a state championship on Feb. 13. It’s the first state title since…
The chess team at Chicago’s Whitney Young Magnet High School became state champions this year, making the school the most successful chess program in IHSA history. NBC 5’s Kate Chappell reports.
NEW AT SIX – A SPECIAL CELEBRATION FOR A SOUTH SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – AFTER THEIR 8TH GRADE CHESS TEAM WON FIRST PLACE IN THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.
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