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WILLIAM DRAWS ME PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Fri, Jun 27 2008 (07:57)
boy playing chessMy son William and I played chess this morning. Thanks to his thirty minutes of chess a day with his Dad (International Master Doug Root), William has reviewed many games connected with his opening repertoire. I played an Advanced French against him, including an ill-fated g4. William had a commanding position, and drew. I thought

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KLEIN CHESS CAMP PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alexey W. Root on Sat, Jun 21 2008 (16:26)
Klein chess camp was held June 16-20, 2008. As parents dropped off children around 7:45 each morning, I autographed (sold) two copies of Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators and two copies of Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving. This year I taught tactics in the upper camp, where students ranged from USCF 612-1479. The schedule was fantastic: One group of 8

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BANIEL IS CHAMPION, DULGER MAKES HISTORY! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Andres D Hortillosa on Thu, Jun 12 2008 (11:47)

Specialist Jhonel Baniel of the Army Medical Department demolished Air Force surgeon Dr. (Colonel) Sam Echaure in the last round of the 2008 US Armed Forces Inter-Service Chess Championship to secure top honors finishing with 5.5 points. A week-long stellar performance earned him a hallowed place in the tradition-rich annals of military chess. His name is forever etched in the record books alongside world famous players like IM Emory Tate.

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2008 Inter-Service Chess Championship Pictures, Tucson, Arizona PDF Print E-mail
Written by Andres D Hortillosa on Thu, Jun 12 2008 (09:12)

 

All Inter-Service photos on this blog are by NTD Ron Braud.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
2008 Inter-Service Chess - Final Round Underway PDF Print E-mail
Written by Andres D Hortillosa on Thu, Jun 12 2008 (08:33)

Baniel keeps his lead despite losing his sixth round game to Choate, the Navy’s top seed. Eight players (Keough, Bucholtz, Dulger, Ranario, Echaure, Macaspac, Pitts and Choate) are behind Baniel’s heels at four points each.

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