Dr. Alexey Root

Dr. Alexey Root

  Dr. Root taught six chess campers, ages 6-9 years old, who were beginners at chess, from July 11-15 at Greenhill School. Two campers had no prior knowledge of chess, and two others had a shaky knowledge, for example moving rooks like knights sometimes. Here are her outlines for each camp day. Monday:Classify Challenge, from Thinking With Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14.Mazes and Monsters, from Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess…
  Dr. Alexey Root’s interview of Grandmaster Keith Arkell was published today, June 30, 2016, on ChessBase. Also today, her interview of Grandmaster Matthew Sadler and Woman International Master Natasha Regan (authors of Chess for Life) was published in the July issue of Chess Life magazine (available online today for subscribers).
  Dr. Alexey Root taught at the Coppell Gifted Association’s MOSAIC from June 6-10, 2016. She had eight students from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a different 10 students from 10:30 a.m. to noon. All students were entering grades 4-8 this fall, which means that the age range was roughly nine years old to thirteen years old. Dr. Root will be teaching chess again for MOSAIC July 25-29, 2016. This blog…
19 May 2016
  Chess.com published my interview with Grandmaster Sergey Shipov about Chess and Pets..
12 April 2016
  Dr. Alexey Root’s first story for ChessBase, an international chess Web site, was published April 5, 2016. The story was part one of a two-part interview of author Grandmaster Daniel Gormally. The second part was published April 12, 2016.
05 April 2016
  Dr. Alexey Root’s first story for ChessBase, an international chess Web site, was published April 5, 2016. The story was part one of a two-part interview of author Grandmaster Daniel Gormally. The second part will be published soon.
  Dr. Alexey Root’s article about summer chess camps in the Dallas-Fort Worth area metroplex has been published on the talkSTEM Web site. Click on the link for more information.
  In the fall of 2011, Victor Francisco Lopez took Dr. Alexey Root’s course ED 4358 from his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Victor kept in touch with Dr. Root. Recently, he informed Dr. Root that he has been recognized by the White House "Champions of Change" program.  Congrats to Victor and his Learners Chess Academy on this honor.
  Dr. Alexey Root’s article about the 10-year chess rivalry between The University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Belgrade, first published in the January 2016 issue of Chess Life magazine, is posted as a PDF on the UT Dallas Chess Program Web site.
  Next on Dr. Alexey Root's schedule is a Chess merit badge workshop (February 27) and tournament (March 5) at the National Scouting Museum. Both Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. are required to meet the requirements for the Chess merit badge. Registration is available at http://www.bsamuseum.org/Programs-Events/Calendar and you do not need to be a Boy Scout to register and attend.  However, Boy Scouts looking to earn their Chess merit badges are…

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