Team:  Left to right:  Michaela, Lyndsie, Caroline, Elizabeth, Claudine

The TMP High School Chess Team participated in the Kansas Scholastic Chess Association's Girls' State Championship on Saturday, April 30. The tournament served as a qualifier for the Ruth Haring Tournament of Girls State Champions, to be held at the U.S. Open in August.

Junior Caroline Niemeyer, playing in her first full chess tournament ever, finished in clear third place, 1/2 pt. behind an equal tie for first. This makes Caroline 2nd runner-up for the tournament in August.

Freshman Claudine Stein finished 7th, Freshman Lyndsie Byer finished 10th, Senior Elizabeth Dickman finished 11th, and Junior Michaela Dickman finished 12th.

This will be the final scholastic chess event for 2021-22. Team:  Left to right:  Michaela, Lyndsie, Caroline, Elizabeth, Claudine.

Congratulations ladies and coach Mr. Nyberg on a tremendous season!