• August 5, 2021
 Dynasty! Henderson Chess Team Wins National Titles in Atlanta

Dynasty! Henderson Chess Team Wins National Titles in Atlanta

The Henderson Middle School Chess Team has done it once again, bringing home more hard-earned national titles.

The team, lead by coach and 2017 EPISD Secondary Teacher of the Year Saul Ramirez, won two team and three individual national titles at this weekend’s U.S. Chess Federation’s National Junior High Championships in Atlanta.

Henderson won national championships as a team in two novice categories: Under 1,000 and Under 750. It earned a second place in the unrated team category.

Individually, three Henderson students earned national championships.

The individual winners are:

• First place in Under 1,000 Category: Saul Ramirez.

• First place in Under 750 Category: Alessandra Ruiz

• First place in unrated Category: Sebastian Gonzalez

The following Henderson students ranked nationally: Juan Ramirez, second place in Under 1,000 category; Carlos Palomino, seventh place in Under 1,000 category; Aime Argandona, 11th place in Under 750 Category; and Devante Aguirre, 24th place in Under 750 Category.

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