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Yang Dai, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award recipient
25 Apr
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Yang Dai, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient

2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient “Can you talk?” Yes, maybe, not really. I responded with a nod. My elementary school classmates knew me as “that girl who doesn’t talk,” while teachers labeled me as “the kid with selective mutism.” Class presentations ...

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Joshua Mu, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient
25 Apr
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Joshua Mu, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient

2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient As Benjamin Franklin once stated, “Life is a kind of chess, with struggle, competition, good and ill times.” Franklin, one of many prominent historical figures with an interest in chess, understood that chess has value beyond ...

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Andrew Ng, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient
25 Apr
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Andrew Ng, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient

2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient Chess has certainly been an integral part of my life; however, the game itself is only a small portion of the overall experience. Garry Kasparov once said that “I find it hard to imagine my life ...

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Jesse Orlowski, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient
25 Apr
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Jesse Orlowski, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient

2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient I can say without hesitation that chess has made a positive impact on my life in two ways. The first is something I am sure that many players can relate to, but I firmly believe that ...

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Alexandra Wiener, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient
25 Apr
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Alexandra Wiener, 2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient

2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient The Secret Life of a Teenage Chess Player by Alexandra Wiener Flipping through the pages of my seventh grade yearbook, I come across the picture of a girl who resembles me, but not quite exactly. Although ...

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chesspieceking
25 Apr
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2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

April 25, 2012 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: info@uschesstrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The winners of the 2012 Scholar Chess Player Awards were announced at the National High School Championships (Minneapolis, MN) by Sunil Weeramantry, Scholastic VP for ...

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Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?
23 Apr
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Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?

The benefits of chess are evident and have led to an increasing amount of interest in scholastic chess across the country. Are you wondering if you should start a Scholastic Chess Club in your school?  We can help you establish or ...

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Hyatt Minneapolis
05 Apr
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2012 National High School (K-12) Championship

Coming Up!  13-15 April 2012 · Minneapolis, MN (12 April – Bughouse & Blitz) Location Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403 7SS, G/120. A Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event. 5 sections K-12 Championship K-12 Under 1600 K-12 ...

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U.S. Junior Closed Championship
04 Apr
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2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship Set for Saint Louis

By Mike Wilmering April 4, 2012 SAINT LOUIS, March 29, 2012 — The 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship will be held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis July 6-20 this year. This marks the third consecutive ...

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