In chess, a child can win (and will)

  • Article by: Dennis J. McGrath , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 10, 2013 - 9:08 AM

The advantages that matter elsewhere in life are no guarantee in this game.

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Jakein08Nov. 9, 13 6:16 PM

Very interesting article, thank you.

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wa0tdaNov. 10, 13 6:52 AM

Chess is a wonderful way for kids to compete. It doesn't require expensive gear, massive facilities, or good weather. It results in brain enhancement instead of brain injury, and doesn't drain the budget of the school district.

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sundialNov. 10, 13 7:46 AM

More chess. Less stress.

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deuce22deuceNov. 14, 13 9:25 AM

Just a nitpick, but "Norway’s Magnus Carlsen set a new age record when he became a grandmaster — the highest title in chess — at the tender age of 13" is not true. Karjakin had the record at the time, and still has it.

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