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Youth qualifies for U.S. chess team


By The Hays Daily News

By The Hays Daily News

Sheena Zeng, a seventh-grader at Thomas More-Prep Marian Junior Senior High School, has qualified as a team member of the U.S. Chess Federation for the 2014 World Youth Championship in the Girls' Under 10 division.

Sheena, ranked one of the top rated players in her age group in the country, is a member of an elite team of players and coaches who will represent the U.S. in Durban, South Africa. The tournament is Sept. 15 to Oct 1.