Knight Raiders Earn Top Spot in Southwest Collegiate Championship

The chess team secured another first place chess victory in Fort Worth.

The Texas Tech’s Knight Raiders clinched another first place chess victory Sunday at the 2012 Southwest Collegiate Championship in Fort Worth.

Team Members Include:

  • Grandmaster Anatoly Bykhovsk of Israel
  • Grandmaster Elshan Moradiabad of Iran
  • Grandmaster Andre Diamant of Brazil
  • Grandmaster Denes Boros of Hungary
  • International Master-elect Faik Aleskerov of Azerbaijan
  • International Master Vitaly Neimer of Israel

UT Dallas finished second, followed by UT Brownsville and Texas A&M, respectively.


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