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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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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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Your move, Rohnert Park

Nonprofit chess club begins classes at Boys and Girls Club By Heidi Bailey  September 10, 2009 08:48 pm Blitzing, blundering, blocking and attacking. No, its not football. It’s a game that’s been around for centuries known as chess. The thought of chess may bring images of old timers sitting around with their scotch and tobacco pipes, […]

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Too young to learn? Nope!

I just taught my 6 year old niece to play chess… My family kept saying… “I don’t know, she’s still pretty young.” I said, “Don’t worry, she’ll understand what she understands and we won’t go any faster than that”. We played for over 4 hours! I thought “Should I bring out the standard vertical teaching […]

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Simultaneous Games

“A student that I have watched attend the Chess for kids workshops for several months played me in a with several other students. He came the closest out of all the kids, some of them several years older, to beating me. After class, I told his mother this and how impressed I was with his […]

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