Pair compete in chess tournament 
Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. 
Last Modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:24 p.m.

Seth Bergeron, 11, and Kate Bergeron, 7, competed in the Susan Polgar National Chess Open Championship for boys and girls March 1-3 in New Orleans. A world-famous grandmaster, Polgar was born in Hungary and is a four-time women’s world champion and five-time Olympic chess champion.

Seth placed 10th in the third- through fifth-grader boy’s division, and boys 3-5 grade division and Kate placed first in the kindergartner through second-grade girl’s division.

Seth and Kate are home school students who attend E-Learning through the Virtual Academy of Lafourche.

Kate was invited to the 10th annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Chess Invitational in July at Webster University in St. Louis.

If any child or adult is interested in playing chess or competing in local chess tournaments, call national master Mike Papa at 447-6711.

Seth will also lead a chess club for kids this summer. For information, call 414-4324.


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