The eight-member Rocky Run Middle School Chess Club won the Virginia Scholastic Chess Championship, the weekend of March 9, at Longwood University in Farmville. At the two-day competition, Rocky Run beat out several other teams across the state.
The team members also made a good showing individually. Alvin Cao led the K-8 field of 95 individual competitors. Three team members also won a Top 10 trophy. In this same competition, Rocky Run’s team finished third in 2011 and second in 2012.