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Find Out Who Dominated at El Centro's Chess Tournament

This article appeared in a May 2017 issue of the student newsletter.

​​On Friday, May 5, El Centro College's Chess Club hosted the Spring 2017 Chess tournament in the Student Center. The chess tournament was open for all current ECC students, faculty and staff. The tournament format consisted of three-rounds of random paired matches and concluded with 2 championship single elimination rounds. In the end, Dr. Dale Pearson, ECC Mathematics professor, prevailed among the competition. The purpose of the ECC Chess Club is to promote an interest in Chess among the student body at El Centro College. The organization is committed to helping students learn new critical thinking skills, competitive strategies and good sportsmanship.

For more information contact club advisors:
Dr. David Barrientos at or Mark Shepherd at