Grahamwood Elementary

Nearly 20 years ago, Mark Beatty began coaching the chess club at Grahamwood Elementary. His oldest son, Jonathan Beatty, was one of the star players of the GES team. Today, Jonathan Beatty runs the Grahamwood Elementary team. The Grahamwood team has swept state championships and places well at the national championships yearly.

GES Chess club 3rd graders, 2012.