Queen sweep: student wins chess competition

Tiber Seireeni ’18 won the Harvard-Westlake Chess Championship. The championship ended with a match between Ethan Tam ’19 and Seireeni. Rounds were played between May 1 and May 22, and both finalists will be added to a trophy in Chalmers. “My favorite part [about playing chess] is being able to just play the game with […]

Queen Sweep: Chess club distributes shirts

Chess Club distributed shirts to students in the lounge Monday periods three through six. Leaders offered seven base slogans, such as “Trap Queen” and “Rookie Mistake.” They also featured an option to customize the slogan on the back of the shirt in 25 characters or less. Each shirt costs $23.99 on Didax to the buyers’ […]

Checkmate: club holds student tournament

The HW Chess club is in the midst of their first ever school wide tournament. All students were invited to participate in the single elimination tournament, and 30 players signed up to compete. The participants are playing in a double elimination draw where the winner of each match moves on to the next round and […]

Chess Club sells more than 250 shirts

Chess Club sells more than 250 shirts

The Chess Club has sold more than 250 shirts in the past two months, although it has not officially met as a club yet. While the front of the shirts says “HW Chess,” the backs of the shirts display a variety of puns about chess, including “What are you rooking at?,” “Queen up your act” […]

Chess Club holds afterschool tournament

By Saj Sri-Kumar The Chess Club hosted an intramural chess tournament Friday afternoon. The tournament was intended to include students from North Hollywood High School. However, North Hollywood pulled out of the tournament, citing scheduling conflicts. Organizers Rishi Bagrodia ’12 and Cheston Gunawan ’12 decided to hold the tournament anyway among students just from Harvard-Westlake. […]