Athletic Director Coach Price along with The BOOSTERS created the first Chess TEAM for Marian Central Catholic High School.
Over twenty students participated in competitions all throughout Northern Illinois. The Marian Central Catholic High School Chess Team qualified to go to State their very first season ever competing. It was a three day event held in Peoria Illinois at the Civic Center and approximately 1,550 student athletes competed.
Marian was ranked 99th in the state going in and after competing through out the tournament ended in 32 place. The team had had fun and experienced something they will never forget.