Originally published Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 04:20p.m.

The Lee Williams High School chess team recently took second place out of 12 Region I teams in Holbrook.

The Vols are hosting a Region I team state qualifier Friday, where the top three teams are guaranteed a spot at the State Chess Championships Nov. 8-9 in Phoenix.

Lee Williams has placed in the top three in every Region I team tournament so far this year.