Chess Team Wins Second Place at State Championship

The Indian Springs Chess Team won second place in the Alabama State Scholastic Chess Championship, held virtually on March 28.

Team members include Paul Lou ’24, Harshil Mehta ’22, Angela Yang ’22, and Frank Zhao ’22.

In addition to the team win, Paul also won fifth place in the individual section for Alabama high schools.

Harshil also recently won second place in the Queen of Hearts Chess Tournament. The competition included 49 players from 11 different states.

The team is led by US Chess Federation Certified Chess Coach Balangee Govindan and assistant Vikhram Govindan. The team is a member of Chess Kids Nation.

Congratulations to all, and go Springs!