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Boys volleyball: Lancers faced no match en route to CCS title - San Jose Mercury News

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 21:00

Boys volleyball: Lancers faced no match en route to CCS title
San Jose Mercury News
It's chess vs. checkers at the moment. And if there's anyone smart enough to take advantage, it's the Lancers -- recognized as a top-five CCS Scholastic Championship Team for its GPA of 3.50. "As a full-time teacher, that's something that I pride ...

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Boys volleyball: Lancers faced no match en route to CCS title - San Jose Mercury News

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 20:25

Boys volleyball: Lancers faced no match en route to CCS title
San Jose Mercury News
It's chess vs. checkers at the moment. And if there's anyone smart enough to take advantage, it's the Lancers -- recognized as a top-five CCS Scholastic Championship Team for its GPA of 3.50. "As a full-time teacher, that's something that I pride ...

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From Mongolia To Minnesota To US Open Chess Championships - CBS Local

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 08:17

CBS Local

From Mongolia To Minnesota To US Open Chess Championships
CBS Local
Her positional sacrifice paid off and she took home the 2015 Minnesota State Girl's Chess Champion at the 50th Annual Scholastic Chess Championship, even finishing seventh among her male peers. “We had kids here almost every day after school playing ...

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A Conversation With Robert Johnson - Huffington Post

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 19:15

Huffington Post

A Conversation With Robert Johnson
Huffington Post
What's more, Johnson was an Executive Producer of the Oscar winning documentary, Taxi to the Dark Side, directed by Alex Gibney, and is the former President of the National Scholastic Chess Foundation. In this interview, Johnson talked about how old ...

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Chess Champion Passes on his Knowledge - KXNet.com

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 15:41

KXNet.com

Chess Champion Passes on his Knowledge
KXNet.com
"I've been playing scholastic chess for 25 years. This little eight year old kid wanted to play a game of chess. Well I might be able to teach him something. It didn't take to many questions for me to realize I wasn't gonna teach him anything. At 8 ...

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The US is about to become a chess powerhouse, thanks to this 22-year-old - Business Insider

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 15:15

Business Insider

The US is about to become a chess powerhouse, thanks to this 22-year-old
Business Insider
There's ample speculation that the bill is being picked up by Rex Sinquefield, a wealthy chess benefactor who established the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis, a veritable chess Mecca in the US – and the host of the Sinquefield Cup, where ...

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Governor LePage Leads The Charge To Eliminate Income Tax By 2020 - Forbes

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:57

Forbes

Governor LePage Leads The Charge To Eliminate Income Tax By 2020
Forbes
A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. To learn more, please visit my website ...

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Bulletin board - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 23:06

Bulletin board
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The 2015 Armed Forces Day USCF Chess Tournament, commemorating the 150th and 50th anniversaries of Civil War to Civil RIghts, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Main Place Mall upper level, 390 Main St., Buffalo. Each participant ...

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On Chess: World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana returning to U.S. Chess Federation - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 22:34

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana returning to U.S. Chess Federation
St. Louis Public Radio
Brian Jerauld is a chess instructor to area students, including his own children, and a student of the game himself through the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. He is also a Mizzou journalist with a decade of experience writing about ...
Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for USNew York Times
Fabiano Caruana seeks to join the U.S. Chess FederationSTLtoday.com
The United States is actively collecting nerdsMinneapolis Star Tribune
PR Newswire (press release)
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The United States is actively collecting nerds - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:17

New York Times

The United States is actively collecting nerds
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Caruana's move is widely believed to have been financed by Rex Sinquefield, a reported billionaire in St. Louis who is an amateur chess player and the leading chess patron in the U.S. He has poured money into the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St.
Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for USNew York Times
Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess FederationPR Newswire (press release)

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Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for US - New York Times

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:37

New York Times

Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for US
New York Times
3 chess player in the world, who has represented Italy for the last 10 years, is switching federations to play for the United States. The United States Chess Federation announced Caruana's move on Tuesday in a statement on its website. Caruana, who was ...
Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess FederationPR Newswire (press release)

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Queens of the chess board - Buffalo News

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 01:04

Buffalo News

Queens of the chess board
Buffalo News
It marked the first time Buffalo sent a team to compete in the All-Girls National Chess Championships tournament, described by chess great Garry Kasparov as “the apex of scholastic chess competitions in the United States.” Bryanna, 13, who lost four ...

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Mobile chess academy teaches young girls to strengthen their minds - Buffalo News

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 19:22

Buffalo News

Mobile chess academy teaches young girls to strengthen their minds
Buffalo News
It marked the first time Buffalo sent a team to compete in the All-Girls National Chess Championships tournament, described by chess great Garry Kasparov as “the apex of scholastic chess competitions in the United States.” Bryanna, 13, who lost four ...

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Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:59

Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation
PR Newswire (press release)
"I'm absolutely thrilled to be representing the United States again and working with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. I'd like to thank everybody who has made this possible, and I look forward to this exciting new partnership," said ...

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Where in the world? Mt Laurel student headed to National Geographic Bee - Shelby County Reporter

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 15:53

Shelby County Reporter

Where in the world? Mt Laurel student headed to National Geographic Bee
Shelby County Reporter
He has won the Alabama State Scholastic Chess Championship twice and placed fourth in a recent state championship. Nathan will join contestants from all 50 states, along with Guam, Simoa, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands at the National Geographic ...

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Killip Chess Power AZ state champs again - Arizona Daily Sun

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 14:23

Arizona Daily Sun

Killip Chess Power AZ state champs again
Arizona Daily Sun
The weekend of May 2, at the 2015 Arizona State Scholastic Chess Championships in Gilbert, the students of Killip Chess endured another hard-fought battle, but in the end they preserved their championship streak, making it eight years in a row. The K-5 ...

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2015 honors: Carbondale Community High School - The Southern

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 04:14

The Southern

2015 honors: Carbondale Community High School
The Southern
He is a member of African American History Club, Key Club, and French and chess clubs. The son of Patricia Matthews and Marcus Deamer, he plans to study arts and sciences. Goodale, 18, is an Illinois State Scholar, in French National Honor Society ...

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Minnetonka grandmaster wins in chess championship's opening round - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:02

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnetonka grandmaster wins in chess championship's opening round
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Wesley So, a 21-year-old Filipino who moved to Minnetonka last fall as he launched his professional chess career, is one of the favorites in the 12-player tournament that will crown the national champion. In the opening round at the Chess Club and ...

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Give STL Day donations top $2 million - St. Louis Business Journal (blog)

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 15:15

St. Louis Business Journal (blog)

Give STL Day donations top $2 million
St. Louis Business Journal (blog)
Webster University's mascot, the Gorlok, is challenged by a Grand Master from the Chess. View Photos. Webster University's mascot, the Gorlok, is challenged by a Grand Master from the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for a game of speed ...

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Brunswick Chess Team makes the right moves at State Championships - Greenwich Post

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 07:17

Greenwich Post

Brunswick Chess Team makes the right moves at State Championships
Greenwich Post
To answer that question, Sunil Weeramantry, the director of the National Scholastic Chess Federation, recently delivered a talk in Greenwich outlining the educational benefits of having children study chess. While several studies have shown links ...

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