Chess wins fifth straight Pan-Am – Webster Journal

Chess wins fifth straight Pan-Am – Webster Journal

By Mike Thomas | February 8th, 2017 The Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) took a first place tie at the Pan-American Championships in New Orleans Dec. 30. The tie for first place was between Webster’s A team and B team, with the C team finishing third. It was the fifth year in a […]

She won't let a day pass without chess | INQUIRER.net – Inquirer.net

She won't let a day pass without chess | INQUIRER.net – Inquirer.net

Janelle Mae Frayna. LEGAZPI CITY—In 2009, then 12-year-old Janelle Mae Frayna went to the public market of Tabaco City in Albay province to play chess. Janelle, a resident of this city and a student of Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL), was in Tabaco to compete in a sports writing contest during the Bicol Regional […]

American Chess Player Boycotts Championship in Iran Over Hijab Rule – New York Times

American Chess Player Boycotts Championship in Iran Over Hijab Rule – New York Times

Photo A YouTube image of Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a Russian-born Georgian-American and one of America’s top chess players. Credit Chess.com, via YouTube Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a United States women’s chess champion, has said that she will boycott next year’s world championship in Iran because religious law would require her to wear a hijab. In a series of […]

Chess Club – News-Press Now

Chess ClubNews-Press NowChess Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. Chess fans of all ages can challenge each other. For information, call 816-232-5479. Upcoming dates. Fri, Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm · Fri, Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm · Download schedule …

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