UMBC qualifies for Final Four of Chess
WASHINGTON (AP) – The University of Maryland, Baltimore County chess team placed third in the World Series of Chess today in Washington DC.
Because of their top-4 finish, U-M-B-C is going to the final four of chess in Dallas later this year.
University spokesman Chip Rose says the University of Texas-Dallas won the competition. The other two qualifying teams are from Miami-Dade College and Duke University.
The tournament to determine the nation’s top college chess team is planned March 24 and 25 in Dallas.
Sign up for my free email chess course for Beginners and Club Players. In this free course, I focus on helping beginner chess players see the entire board. You will learn how to attack your opponent from move 1 and create a new threat with every single move! I’ve created this series of lessons designed to help beginner and club level players understand the game at a deeper level so that you can start beating higher rated players immediately. Start getting free tips from me directly to your inbox!
– GM Susan Polgar