On Saturday January 21 the FLICS Checkmates chess team clinched 3rd place in the Metropolitan Detroit Scholastic Chess League by beating Bates Academy in five out of seven games. The winners for FLICS were Captain Mitchell Basemore, Ciara Tate, Xiomara Bennett, Phoenix Hollier, Mya Petticord, Kennedy Gaines, Naeemah Yasin-Bey, and Isaiah Manning. The Checkmates are lead by Ms. Barriera and Coach Mr. Manrique.
WAY TO GO CHECKMATES! The Checkmates will now prepare for the Michigan Scholastic Tournament being held at Michigan State University in East Lansing on February 4th.
Congratulations to both Bates and FLICS for their participation.