Seven members of Holy Cross Elementary School's chess team competed in the 15th annual Knights of Columbus Catholic Youth Chess Championship, held March 3 in Wilmington.

The Holy Cross team is coached by Ronald Poliquin and Steve Holfeld.

Holy Cross players swept first place in all sections. The tournament was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Delaware State Council. The tournament featured top Catholic school players throughout Delaware.

Top individual performers (out of 50 competitors):

— K-8 Division: Koby Onugo and Ronin Poliquin, first place, 4.5 out of five points (tied) .

— K-6 Division: Javen Kwok, first place, five out of five points.

— K-3 Division: Shraman Prasanth, first place, five out of five points.

Other team members included Ashna Patel, Alexander Sharkey Patrick Sharkey.