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Youngsters learn to be chess kings, queens

...began allowing students into his room to play chess before the first bell.Even though the school's...times have shifted, Kriegmont has kept the chess players together by starting an after-school chess club."All kinds of brain research shows...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-17/youngsters-learn-be-chess-kings-queens
Local
Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

...analyzes better than all the high school kids. She's amazing. She manipulates the defense to open passing lanes. She plays chess when everybody else is playing checkers."No surprise, then, that two years ago she was being recruited to play point guard...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/philadelphias-mone-davis-knows-hoops-t
Sports
GCLL Juniors baseball All-Stars are state champs

...Swofford on the mound to win the state championship on Saturday.GCLL had another couple aces up their sleeve, and if this were chess they had a king and some knights. If it were checkers they would have crowned the entire roster. As a matter of fact, this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/gcll-juniors-baseball-all-stars-are-st
Sports
Keep ACES, and look behind the scenes at political chess game

...it in the dirty national big leagues? Were we too caught up with the sensational celebrity of it all to see the real, quiet chess move that was talking place right under our noses? One never knows what goes on in the back rooms of the powerful; but one...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-04-12/keep-aces-and-look-behind-scenes-poli
Letters
New nonfiction DVDs

...and biographical background, this gives viewers a new way to look at the past."Brooklyn Castle" The school-sponsored chess-playing kids of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn live a life normally reserved for high school football players: they're the jocks...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/new-nonfiction-dvds
Art
Chess grandmaster offers demonstration

Chess grandmaster Susan Polgar, the No. 1 ranked...player in the United States, will lead a free chess demonstration and discussion from 5-6...issues at Polgar, the guest of the Juneau Chess Club, is passing through town as part of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082106/loc_20060821015.shtml
News
Hoonah boy proves prowess as chess champ

Les Dalton went from playing chess at the Hoonah Teen Center to an international...Nev., where the 100th U.S. Open Chess Championship was held. He'd just finished...those at the highest level of competitive chess. Dalton didn't play any of the grandmasters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082499/Loc_chess.html
Local
Region V Baseball Tournament a pitching chess match

...at 6 p.m. today. But on the other hand, you have to win the first game just to get to that game. And that's where the chess match begins. "It really becomes a test of your pitching staff," McCauley said. "You have to figure out the best way to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2011-05-25/region-v-baseball-tournament-pitching-
Sports | JDHS | TMHS
Region swim meet like a chess match

This is the part of the high school swimming and diving season that has more in common with a chess match than any other sporting event. While the Region V championships will still be decided in the water Friday and Saturday at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110499/Spo_swimming.html
Sports
Alaska editorial: Making sense of gas pipeline chess game

...credibility to the whole affair. Alaska gas a chess game If you look deeper at what's going...development throughout Alaska as a huge chess game, Monday's announcement begins to...talking about Monday. But in the bigger chess game, the players in this deal are creating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071008/opi_302326986.shtml

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