Davenport Public Library announces winners of chess tournament
July 20, 2023
Davenport Public Library announced the winners of the Davenport Achievement Day Chess Tournament. Entrants came from Davenport, Edgar Deshler, Marysville and Sioux City. Play was by round robin with a time limit of 15 minutes for each game.
Undefeated in play was Thomas Jessop age 13 of Edgar. Second place was his father, Brent Jessop. Third place was William Jessop age 11. Fourth place was Noah Burger age 20 from Davenport. Some of the participants will be competing this weekend in the Cornhusker State Games at Southeast Community College, in Lincoln.
Davenport area residents are encour...