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Monday, June 11, 2012

Iceland Chess - Members of Parliament versus Youngsters! Guess Who Won Most Games?

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Hi everyone,

We found this nice report of a chess tournament in Iceland where Members of Iceland Parliament took on young people at the Reykjavik City Hall. The event was held to promote chess in schools. Minister of Education Katrín Jakobsdóttir took the first board and lost (as seen in video)! President's wife Dorrit Mousaieff made the ceremonial first move to inaugurate the tournament. 

The challengers where children of all ages with opponents being members of Iceland Parliament, city officials and minister of education. 

The children won most of the games!

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