CHESS CLUB

A photo of the entire chess club with students standing, kneeling or laying on the floor smiling for the picture
2017-2018 Chess Club

Chess Club weekly schedule

TBD

Tournament Opportunities

Online tournaments during COVID shutdown are being conducted with Montana Chess Association.  For more information see  www.montanachess.org

2019-2020 Results

The Western Montana Grand Prix Final Standings with Stevensville Middle School the Champion
Stevensville Middle School Wins the 2019-2020 Western Montana Grand Prix

 

 

Cody Bradford and Joshua Walthall dominate the field and lead the team to victory.
Cody Bradford and Joshua Walthall dominate the field and lead the team to victory.

 

Three Chess trophies with Kings heads on the top
Congratulations to the club, and Cody and Joshua on their great performance.

 

2018-2019 Results

Missoula International School Fall Scholastic

High School 1st Place: Thomas Walthall

6th-8th 1st Place: Daniel Braun

Big Sky Country Open Scholastic (USCF Rated)

1st Place: Thomas Walthall

The team prior to the start of their matches
The Chess Club is ready to go against the best in Montana

Stevensville Scholastic

Team Champion: Stevensville Schools

High School 1st Place: Thomas Walthall

Missoula International School Spring Scholastic

4th-5th Grade 1st Place (tie): Joshua Walthall

2017-2018 Middle School State Champion: Thomas Walthall

2017-2018 Results

2018 Spring Missoula Scholastic Chess Tournament

Joshua Walthall – 2nd Place (K-4th Grade Division)

James Bigelow – 2nd Place (5th – 8th Grade Division)

Thomas Walthall – 2nd Place (High School Division)

2018 Montana Open

A photo of Joshua Walthall holding his Scholastic 1st Place Trophy
Joshua Walthall – Under 12 Montana Open Champion

Joshua Walthall – Under 12 Montana Open Champion

2017-2018 Middle School State Champion: Thomas Walthall

Why play chess?

Chess can improve children’s lives (Financial Times)

Should every child be made to play chess? (BBC)