Young chess players pitted their skills against one another recently in the annual Rowland Hall-St. Mark's scholastic chess tournament.

In four rounds of play, the following teams and individuals were top scorers:High school: Top team, Box Elder; second, West Jordan; top individual, Carson Platerio, Box Elder; second, Richard Schow, Box Elder; top E Class, Rick Renzetti, Granite Park; top unrated, Ty Gideon, West Jordan.

Junior high: Top team, Thomas Jefferson; second team, Evergreen; top individual, Matt Wood, Thomas Jefferson; second individual, Shanti Sheppard, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; top E Class, Aaron Deskins, Thomas Jefferson; top unrated, David Hutchinson, Dixon.

Elementary: Top team, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second team, Bennion and Farmington tied. Top individual, Brian Harrow, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second individual, Luke Flockerzi, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; third individual, Bobby Kendrick, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; top sixth-grader, Rebecca Day, Jordan Ridge; second sixth-grader, Daniel Dean, Peruvian Park; top fifth-grader, Nick Mason, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second fifth-grader, Sierra Burton, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; top fourth-grader, Prescott Johnson, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second fourth-grader, William R. Day, Majestic; top third-grader, Patrick Thronson, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second third-grader, Vivek Bidwai, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's.

Elementary reserve section: Top individual, Mike Pedersen, Bennion; second individual, Robert Mortensen, Peruvian Park; top sixth-grader, Alex Kosulin, Bennion; top fifth-grader, Heath Parker, Valley Crest; top fourth-grader, Dustin Finch, Valley Crest; top third-grader, Daniel Lin, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second third-grader, Don Coleman, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; top second-grader, Ajay Virkar, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second second-grader, Tyler Morgan, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; top first-grader, Cooper Downs, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's; second first-grader, Jordan Hammond, Highland; top kindergartener, Christopher Peeters, Rowland Hall-St. Mark's.