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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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