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Putnam Valley Chess Team Squares Off in Kingston

The Putnam Valley Chess Tigers had a terrific showing at the 19th Annual Martin Luther King Regional Chess tournament at St. Joseph’s school in Kingston on Monday, January 21. Above, the Tigers show their team spirit in T-shirts designed by Rusty King. The team took third place overall led by top scorers: Ivan Caposito

(6th grade), Joseph Raetzer (5th grade), Serhiy Solovyov (4th grade) and Kelby Dath (3rdgrade). Congratulations to medal winners: Casey

Dath, Sam France, Mason Chicotka, Frank Bubbico, Joshua Morales, Diego Vasquez, Victoria Helen Spitzer, Dylan Csescsios,

and Michael Fitzmaurice. Ongoing classes are offered with PV Tigers Coach, chess master Stephan Gerzadowicz (Mr. G.).

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