Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

Albertson College of Idaho Students Earn Top Honors at State Chess Tournament

2006. 03. 10.

CALDWELL (Idaho)- Albertson College of Idaho students Bobby Powers and Rich Hatch outmaneuvered their opponents and earned titles at the recent Idaho Adult State Chess Championships at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

Powers placed third place overall in the state, finishing ahead of tournament veterans who had won the state title ten and fifteen times. Hatch made an impressive showing at his first state tournament, winning a trophy for second place in his class.

Both Powers and Hatch are members of the Coyote Chess Club. The recent success at this tournament was an excellent showing for the college, and plans to create an intercollegiate team are in the works.

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