Beaufort Academy students Kendra Rogers, left, and Luke Rhatigan study the board as they plan their next move during chess practice at the school Thursday afternoon.  Beaufort students won four of six first-place awards given in the elementary school division of the state Scholastic Chess meet last weekend, open to public and private schools.
Beaufort Academy students Kendra Rogers, left, and Luke Rhatigan study the board as they plan their next move during chess practice at the school Thursday afternoon. Beaufort students won four of six first-place awards given in the elementary school division of the state Scholastic Chess meet last weekend, open to public and private schools. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette
Beaufort Academy students Kendra Rogers, left, and Luke Rhatigan study the board as they plan their next move during chess practice at the school Thursday afternoon. Beaufort students won four of six first-place awards given in the elementary school division of the state Scholastic Chess meet last weekend, open to public and private schools. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette

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