132 girls compete in chess in Washington StateFrom Jill KetoWe had a WONDERFUL weekend at our 10th annual Queen’s Quest all-girls tournament at Medina Elementary, in Bellevue, WA.Our top girl, Mara Kramer, earned a $300 chess scholarship for furthering her chess education or to go to Nationals. Next year we are going to do a $1000 scholarship to encourage girls to attend Nationals.Seattle
The 9th annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girl’s Invitational, the most prestigious all-girls event in the United States, will take place on July 22 – 27, 2012 at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. More details will come shortly.
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Clackamas High School students take state chess titleYouth queen school’s first champion in strategy board gameBy Raymond RendlemanThe Clackamas Review, Mar 7, 2012Clackamas High School students made history by winning their school’s first state chess championship since the Oregon High School Chess Team Association was created in the 1960s.CHS junior Alexandra Botez, who has traveled the world
I am so sad to hear this news. Dana was an amazing girl and she always had a smile on every time I saw her. She was well loved by all her friends in the chess community. RIP Dana! We love you!Dana Hannibal, 1994-2012March 1, 2012 By Dan Dalthorphttp://oscf.org/2012/03/dana-hannibal-1994-2012/Young Oregon chess player and high school junior Dana Hannibal died February 29, 2012.