My son returned last night from the Chess Nationals. This year they were held in Minneapolis (not exactly as exciting as New Orleans last year!). You have to give credit to a fifteen year old who gives up half of his Spring vacation to compete in a Chess tournament, don’t you think?
I am really proud of him. He came home sporting a HUGE individual trophy!!! He came in 20th place out of the top players in the country… top ten percent in the tournament. His school also placed and received a plaque. Go team!
Does anyone know of any colleges that have scholarships for Chess players? Just kidding… sort of.