UMBC’s chess team finished fourth in the 2011 President’s Cup tournament, which was held in Herndon, Virginia. It was UMBC’s worst finish in the tournament’s 11-year history. UMBC has won the tournament six times, including the last two years. The Baltimore Sun reported on the team’s disappointment at this year’s results. The final scores were: Texas Tech, 7; University of Texas at Dallas, 6.5; University of Texas at Brownsville, 6; and UMBC, 4.5.