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Cover Story - July 26, 2013

Up for the challenge

Ten-year-old local chess club puts Bay Area on the national map

by Rye Druzin

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as they ponder their next step. Digital clocks count down the remaining time in the game. A few curious onlookers and players roam from game to game, analyzing strategies.

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— Rye Druzin


Posted by Salman Azhar, a resident of another community
on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:57 pm

Very nice article!

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:58 pm

This is great to read about, thank you for reporting on this.

Posted by musical, a resident of Palo Verde
on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:44 pm

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) -- memorable film.

Posted by Chris Zaharias, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:21 am

It's great to see an article about kids doing something other than organized sports.

Posted by Zarina, a resident of another community
on Jul 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm

Good to see this in Town Square. Need more news on sport such as this where our kids can go and join on weekends.

Posted by judethadeu, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:48 am

this is useful to the kids especially those who are striving to be masters and gm

Posted by Jerry Sorvich, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Great article, Chessking operates in my area and I respect Dupre's message about the game. This is just what I want my three kids to learn.

Posted by William Lee, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 25, 2016 at 4:05 pm

Sir, I see listed the Palo Alto chess club. I would like to contact them as to chess. Could you send me their phone number and possibly their E Mail address. Thank you William Lee