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Sunday, December 14, 2008

December Scholastic Chess Column Online

The 28-player U.S. squad at the 2008 World Youth Chess Championships in Vung Tau, Vietnam did quite well, including bronze medals for Sam Shankland and Darwin Yang, as well as an international master title for Shankland. As a treat for our readers, Darwin annotates his victory over the eventual winner of his section.

The inaugural edition of the Mind Sport Games took place in Beijing. Although not a scholastic event, up-and-coming teenager Abby Marshall was one of the U.S. participants. Her fascinating game against her Swedish opponent is included below.

The full column can be read here.



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