29 July 2015
  Dr. Alexey Root taught at the UT Dallas chess camp and the Coppell Gifted Association MOSAIC program this summer. Next on her schedule is a Chess merit badge workshop (August 8) and tournament (August 15) at the National Scouting Museum. Registration is available at http://www.bsamuseum.org/Programs/Advancement/BoyScoutPrograms.aspx 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 the target…
Koshi Dhingra of talkSTEM posted her interview with Dr. Alexey Root.
21 April 2015
  April 21, 2015 was the last session of Greenhill School “Chess-Playing for the Enjoyment” for spring semester 2015. Dr. Alexey Root handed out awards. Then children and parents enjoyed refreshments. Cathleen Garcia, organizer of the club, missed the last session due to suffering a broken wrist earlier in the day. Cathleen Garcia is taking a new position in Madagascar this fall. She will be missed at Greenhill School chess…
  On April 18, 2015, Dr. Alexey Root directed a Chess merit badge tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (12:30-1:00 p.m. lunch break) at the National Scouting Museum. Requirement 6 was covered. (Previously, on April 11, Requirements 1, 2, 4, and 5 were covered and Requirement 3, the part about teaching chess to another Scout, was done by the Scouts on their own between April 11 and 18.) As…
14 April 2015
  For April 14, Dr. Root taught the beginners how to play "bughouse," which is the partner chess game that we usually have time for after the awards ceremony on April 21. For April 14, the intermediate students finished on the King and Queen vs. King checkmate, which they studied before April 14 at CHESSKIDS (Lesson/Quiz: King & Queen Mate). Some intermediate students have passed their King and Queen vs. King tests,…

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