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2014 Girls Tournament Results

Congratulations to everyone who came out to participate and make for a great chess community event! 2014 All Girls Chess Tournament Winners: Brielle Galli – Cali Language Academy grade 1 Olivia Hansen Windsor Creek – grade 1 Zoe Kowalczyk – San Miguel grade 2 Luna Pichardo – Yulupa grade 2 Emery Joy – St. Johns […]

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$3 Pocket Chess Books

Instant Download Designed for kids. Adults love them too Each pocket book is a highly optimized set of lessons that fits elegantly in your pocket. Anyone can learn from the picture based lessons while supporting text builds your chess vocabulary and deeper understanding. Download -> Print -> Fold Read -> Learn -> Share!

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CHESS FOR KIDS, Inc is a United States Chess Federation Affiliate, carries liability insurance, was featured in the Press Democrat in December 2007. We are dedicated to bringing the benefits of chess to as many young people as possible in Sonoma County. Over 2,000 children have participated in CHESS FOR KIDS instructional chess classes in […]

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The eye’s have it

Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 9:15 by weather Every once in awhile, a photojournalist will capture an image that they really like. Images that will make the reader cry, fret, hate or laugh out loud. Pictures that wield an emotional comment have done their job. They have communicated. A myriad of daily assignments confront a […]

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2013 Sonoma County Chess Tournament Winner

8-year-old Champ

Penngrove 8-year-old earns top honor in county tourney By Heidi Bailey  June 9, 2010 09:59 pm When most think of chess, the image of two old men sitting at a lone table with a stop clock comes to mind. Most would never think it could be a favorite game for children. But for one child in […]

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Making chess come to life

Production of ‘Lords of the Board’ at Courthouse Square in Santa Rosa shows wonders of a strategic game By STEVE HART THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 9:33 p.m. It wasn’t your typical Sunday afternoon chess match at Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square. […]

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Santa Rosa students make their moves

John Burgess/PD By KERRY BENEFIELD THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, January 30, 2009 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, January 30, 2009 at 11:24 p.m. More than 50 kids from eight Santa Rosa elementary schools went rook to rook, queen to queen Friday at the first ever all-district chess tournament. The play of Diego Avalos […]

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All-girls’ chess match held in Santa Rosa

Cassandra Wright, 6, expresses the many emotions of a tense chess game at Ursuline High School in Santa Rosa during a tournament put on by Chess for Kids Inc., of Santa Rosa. KENT PORTER/The Press Democrat   By MARTIN ESPINOZA THE PRESS DEMOCRAT   Published: Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:40 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, […]

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