U.S. Chess Federation
David Floeder, a student at Olson Middle School in Bloomington, won the National K-12 U.S. Chess Federation Championship in Orlanda, Fla., last month.
More than 1,300 students from all 50 states are competing for the title of chess king. The 2012 National High School Chess championship is underway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.