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Kirkpatrick ES Chess Team Is State Bound

The chess team from Kirkpatrick Elementary School will represent Fort Worth ISD in the Texas North/Central Elementary Scholastic Chess Championship this weekend in Houston.

In a grand sendoff, students lined to the halls at Kirkpatrick Elementary Thursday, March 8, with noisemakers, celebratory signs, offering up applause and high-fives to wish their peers well.

The momentous advancement to the state championship is featured in a FOX4 News (KDFW-TV) segment.

Competition gets underway at 7:45 p.m. Friday, March 9.