Papa John’s (at 2420 9th street in Lubbock) has become our latest sponsor of the chess training workshop for teachers to teach chess in the schools. I would like to thank Papa John’s for the generous sponsorship. In addition, special thanks to Mr. Jeff Smith for making this event possible with his very generous sponsorship.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Cory Chandler, cory.chandler@ttu.edu
(806) 742-2136

Chess Champion Sisters Conduct Free Exhibition, WorkshopTeacher workshop and simultaneous exhibition to highlight activities
Ready to match wits against a world-renowned chess champion? What about two?

Texas Tech University’s new Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) on Sept. 3 will host two free events. The event is co-hosted by the Knight Raiders Chess Club and sponsored by Mr. Jeff Smith and the Susan Polgar Foundation.

Events include:

Workshop for teachers to teach chess in the schools (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Presenters:

Grandmaster Susan Polgar – A Chess Curriculum for Schools
International Master Sofia Polgar – Teaching Children Chess
FIDE Master Paul Truong – Tournaments
Dr. Haraldur Karlsson (tentative) – Role of Computers

Polgar-Polgar Simultaneous Exhibition
5 p.m.-10 p.m.As many as 100 players will compete against Sofia and Susan Polgar, two of the biggest names in chess. Pre-registration is requested; preference will be given to children and young adults.

Contact:

Hal Karlsson, advisor, Knight Raiders Chess Club, (806) 742-3130, or hal.karlsson@ttu.edu
Paul Truong, director of marketing and public relations, SPICE, Texas Tech University, (806) 392-0758 or paultruong@aol.com

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