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Chess Club Scoop
By Owen L., 4th grade This year the Chicago Chess Foundation accepted South Loop Elementary School into their Rook, Rattle & Roll program. They gave the school chess sets and Coach Isaac to help teach. Coach Isaac is very smaaaaart. He is in college at Illinois Institute of Technology studying computer engineering. The first chess...
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On Saturday, January 19th the South Loop Chess team weathered the snow storm and 5 rounds of chess with other students from the Chicago land area. The kids demonstrated great sportsmanship and the ability to have fun while competing!**K-2 grade placed 8th overall out of 21 schools****3-4 grade placed 6th overall out of 23 schools**Our...
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After the chess enrichment one day, Owen asked if he can join the upcoming chess tournament.  I knew he enjoyed chess but was surprised he was interested in competing.  I registered him for the free Chicago Chess Foundation tournament held on December 1, which they host monthly throughout the city. Three other friends from the...
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