Chess Club co-founders and officers, Paolo Garcia, GianCarlo Rufo, Daymian Lapitan, and Noah Won initiated the first Chess Club of Star of the Sea in January 2015. The club members regularly meet in 4A all Thursdays of the month. The meetings are filled with quiet, thinking members serious about the great game of chess.
One of the co-founder's, Paolo, announced the creation of a chess tournament on May 7, the National Day of Prayer. The tournament continued on May 12, 13, and 14, the feast day of the Ascension of Our Lord. The preliminary winners were Emma, Paolo, and Athena. The winners from the tournament rounds were GianCarlo, Aiden, Emma, and Athena. The top winners will be awarded with gift cards graciously given to the Chess Club by Dr. and Mrs. Garcia. Mahalo to Mrs. Young for advising the club.