10 September 2017
Three of Dr. Alexey Root's books are recommended for parents, teachers, and coaches in the latest (11th) edition of A Guide to Scholastic Chess, a free publication available at this link.
Denton Public Library announcement link Dr. Alexey Root will play a simultaneous chess exhibition (a "simul") at the Denton Public Library on July 22, 2-4 p.m. 
  Dr. Alexey Root attended a lecture by University of Texas at Dallas Assistant Professor Dr. Chandramallika Basak on March 3, 2017. Her report on Dr. Basak's talk "Cognitive Benefits of Learning to Play Chess and Other Strategy Games" was published March 10, 2017 on ChessBase
    Dr. Alexey Root will staff a booth at the Denton ISD Summer Activities Fair. Her booth will give information about the UT Dallas summer chess camp. The booth next to her will feature Coppell MOSAIC, which includes a chess course by Dr. Root and a sight-singing course by William Root along with dozens of other MOSAIC courses. Other summer programs and camps will also be highlighted at this…
  On February 12, 2017, I visited the TAMS (Texas Academy of Mathematics & Science) chess group which meets at 2:00 p.m. Sundays at Emily Fowler Library in Denton, TX. Ten TAMS students were present, with one of them studying, one waiting for a game, and the other eight playing each other.As I watched the games, a girl and her father showed up. The father said, “Do you recognize my…


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