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Fall Chess Tournaments in Utah

By the chess coach and author Jonathan Whitcomb Low-cost chess lessons are available in the Salt Lake Valley, from the chess tutor Jonathan Whitcomb, of Murray, Utah. Please call 801-590-9692 for more information about private (and group) chess instruction, which lessons … Continue reading

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Utah Championship: Fifth and Sixth Grade

By Jonathan David Whitcomb, chess-book author ★★★★★ The state elementary school chess championship was held at the University of Utah, on Saturday, March 12, 2016, and was directed by Bill Clark, with a number of assistants. The official time control … Continue reading

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Utah K-6 Chess Championship

Photographs by Jonathan Whitcomb, author of the book Beat That Kid in Chess ★★★★★ The annual Utah elementary school chess tournament was held in Salt Lake City, on March 12, 2016, with a hefty number of players: 451 children. The event had seven … Continue reading

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An Amateur Game

The two children competing in the following game (played in 1995 in California) had little experience with chess books. But the father of these two sisters had experience in tournament play. At this time, however, these two chess players were just beginners. White: … Continue reading

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