Chess champ takes on all challengers – The Cross Timbers Gazette

Chess champ takes on all challengers – The Cross Timbers Gazette

Dr. Alexey Root, the 1989 U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, faced simultaneous matches against 10 other players during the Chess Challenge held at the Flower Mound Library on Saturday, Jan. 28. Also attending the Chess Challenge were family members, students enrolled in Dr. Root’s online courses and spectators totaling 73 interested chest aficionados; of which 32 […]

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 …