The Ensworth Chess Team sent 18 students and 5 teams to the 2019 Regional III (Middle Tennessee) Team Championship in March.
The K-6 team, consisting of Charlie Willers, William Smithwick, Anders Damp, Max White, James Ross, and Mateo Scala, tied for 4th place in the region.
The K-3 team of Aly Porter, Lucas Kochansky and the Ahrend Brothers tied for 7th place overall with an even 2-2 score.
In the B-Team divisions, Ensworth was the only school in the region to field an all-Kindergarten squad. This young group consisted of Evan Patel, Dougie Magee, Gavin Ross and Asha Kochanski.
The older kids in the B-team division were Max White and Mateo Scala (playing on two different teams), Holden Ehresman, and Erhen and Asher Fykes. Both of their teams tied for 4th overall with 2-2 records.
The final event of the year is the K-6 Opryland National Championship on May 10-12. Coaches request that parents contact them if they would like for their children to compete.