When visitors walk through the administrative building at Castlehill Country Day School, they quickly discover that the elementary school is a breeding ground for young chess players.
Almost 200 trophies sit atop bookcases and bookshelves and on tables in three rooms, including the principal’s office, with most of the awards representing the school’s dominance in state and national chess competitions. Last month, Castlehill won the 14th annual Arizona State Grade Championship for fifth-graders, sponsored by the Southern Arizona Chess Association…
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This article was published in Thursday’s weekly Foothills section. Contact reporter Jamar Younger at 434-4076 or jyounger@azstarnet.com.