Category Archives: Scholastic Chess

07 May
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The 2008 Burt Lerner National Elementary Championship is Coming Up!

2008 Burt Lerner National Elementary Championship May 9-11,2008 • Westin Conv. Center • 1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (May 8 – Bughouse & Blitz) , Click Here for the National Elementary Rules Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center – 1000 Ft. ...

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05 May
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Chess and Standard Test Scores

Chess and Standard Test Scores by James M. Liptrap Summary: Regular (non-honors) Elementary students who participated in a school chess club showed twice the improvement of non-chessplayers in Reading and Mathematics between third and fifth grades on the Texas Assessment ...

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29 Apr
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Results For All-Girls Nationals: Medina Parilla Wins the UT Dallas Scholarship!

Kasparov Chess Foundation organized the Girls Nationals’ in association with Dallas Chess Club, UTD, and USCF. This event took place from April 25 – 27th. (See Related Articles) Girls from public, private and home-schools were invited to participate and US ...

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25 Apr
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2008 Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards

U.S. Chess Trust Press Release 2008 Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards The Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2008 were announced last weekend at the 2008 National High School Championship. These scholarships are given to high school juniors and seniors who excel ...

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16 Apr
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Thank You for Helping Us Make A Difference – Make Your Online Contribution Today!

The U.S. Chess Trust helps support many chess programs & events ! Help us continue to offer these programs and resources by making your Online Donation today! Remember, making a donation is fast, easy and secure ! Just click on ...

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15 Apr
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Don’t Forget – The Fifth Annual All-Girls National Chess Championships Kick Off April 25th !

Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents Fifth Annual All-Girls National Chess Championships (April 25th – 27th) View the All Girls National Feature in Chess Life – Click Here University of Texas at Dallas Established Academic Scholarship Valued at $68,000. US Women’s Champion, IM ...

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14 Apr
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What Is A School Chess Club?

A GUIDE TO SCHOLASTIC CHESS How to Tell if Your Child is Ready for Tournament Play (For Tips Click Here) This guide was created to help teachers and scholastic chess organizers who wish to begin, improve, or strengthen their school ...

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12 Apr
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2008 National High School (K-12) Championship

The 2008 National High School (K-12) Championship Is Coming Up! Mark Your Calendars – This Event Takes Place From April 18 – 20, 2008! High School Flier (Click Here) Location: Note: There was no damage to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta ...

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10 Apr
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Chess Goes to School

How, and Why, the Game Caught on Among Young Americans.By Ann Hulbert In January of 1958, three months after Sputnik triggered an educational panic in America much like today’s angst about the global talent race, a 14-year-old boy from Erasmus ...

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08 Apr
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Michael Lee Wins 2008 National Junior High (K-9) Championship

Michael Lee Photo from uschessleague.com The 2008 National Junior High (K-9) Championship was held in Dallas, Texas from March 4-6.    This event was divided into 6 sections:K-9 ChampionshipK-9 Under 1250K-8 ChampionshipsK-8 Under 1000K-8 Under 750K-9 UnratedPrizes: Individual trophies for at ...

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