Congratulations to the chess team who are the South Shore Interscholastic Chess League (SSICL) champions this season. The team was undefeated, 8-0, and also came in 42-1-1 after playing 44 individual games over the course of eight interscholastic matches. Seven students participated at the varsity level including Max Sheerin ’17, Iain Sheerin ’17, Loring Lauretti ’17, Armen Festekjian ’15, William Wang ’16, Sam Davitt ’15 and Paulie Apostolicas ’18. Junior varsity players were Chris Sun ’17, Camilo Mestre ’17, Clay Mizgerd ’17 and Charlie Loewenguth ’19.
The SSICL completed its 50th season. This is the Nobles team's fourth championship since joining the league five years ago.
The team also competed in the Hurvitz Cup, the Massachusetts state scholastic team championship tournament, April 13. In the high school division, players Loring Lauretti ’17, Max Sheerin ’17, Iain Sheerin ’17, William Wang ’16 captured third place as a team. The upper school B team and the middle school players earned booster prizes, respectively, for the top teams from high school and middle school divisions with average player ratings of below 800.