Hays 4th grader scores big in chess tournaments
Posted: Jan 11, 2013 9:04 AM CST
(AP) - An 8-year-old Hays girl is gaining notoriety for her chess skills.
The Hays Daily News reports that Sheena Zeng, a fourth-grader at O'Loughlin Elementary School, won about $2,000 over the Christmas holidays at chess tournaments in California and Nevada.
Sheena captured second place, and about $1,800, in her age division at the North American Open in Las Vegas, and won another $364 at the New Year's Open in Santa Clara, Calif.
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