State of Our Schools: Success Academy girls win prestigious chess tournament

Bronx charter school came in first place in a prestigious all-girls chess tournament.

News 12 Staff

Jan 22, 2021, 1:25 PM

Updated 1,273 days ago

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A Bronx charter school came in first place in a prestigious all-girls chess tournament. 
The girls at Success Academy have been playing chess for about six years, which the academy offers to its students starting in the first grade. 
However, because of the pandemic, students now take part in online matches. 
News 12’s Carmen Grant spoke with the chess champs about their tournament win and their Longwood school.


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