Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Nail biters to the very end

Webster University's queen of college chess leads team to another championship
By Jesse Bogan 

St Louis Post Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • Webster University's new chess team is celebrating its second national championship in two years. And their leader, coach Susan Polgar, is celebrating her fourth title in four years.

Before coming to Webster, Polgar won two championships as head coach at Texas Tech.

But she said Monday that the latest tournament, held in New York over the weekend, was the toughest.

"Things didn't get decided until the last minute of the last games," she said. "They were nail biters to the very end."

Webster University finished with 9.5 points; University of Maryland Baltimore County 7; Texas Tech 6.5; and University of Illinois 1.

Full article here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Not fair. She should redistribute the wealth by dividing up championships.