Lara Chad, a 3rd grade student at Bennett Park Montessori School #32 went undefeated and took home the Champion prize in the 2019 Johnetta R Cole AMVETS K-3 Chess Tournament this past weekend.
Lara enters competitive chess with a rating of 761/767! Lara was competing against students from Newfane, Elmwood Village Charter and Barker Central.
Chess Coach Michael McDuffie submitted the results to the United States Chess Federation. Coach McDuffie says Lara has incredible talent for a student her age and has a bright future in chess ahead of her.