The U8 chess team from Airline Park Academy for Advanced Studies in Metairie won first place in its division in the U.S. Junior Open Chess Tournament held June 17-19 in Kenner. The Airline Park U11 team won second place in its division. Members of the U8 team are Sumaiyya Baig, Kamiya Collins, Juwayria Khan and Tristan Nguyen. Members of the U11 team are Christopher Anderson, Jerry Chen, Alonzo Collins, Yining Liu, Anthony Scandurro and Ian Schneider. Adriana Schneider coaches both teams.