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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Hunger Games Chess Today in Tucson (Aug 18) - Are You Playing?

Chess blog for latest chess news and chess trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2012

Hi everyone,

The Hunger Games Chess Tournament is today to celebrate the worldwide DVD release of The Hunger Games with 9Queens and the Pima County Public Library at the Murphy Wilmot Library (530 N. Wilmot Ave, Tucson, AZ). 

The event is free and open to the public. Check-in will begin at 10 am; there will be 3 rounds held throughout the day. Free lunch will be provided to all participants. For more information visit website or email

Play Like A Girl
9 Queens co-founder Jen Shahade's latest book, Play Like a Girl! was just released from Mongoose Press. The book is filled with chess puzzles and combinations, all executed by female chess champions. The book is available at and all author royalties go to 9 Queens initiatives to bring chess to those most in need of its benefits. (Phone:520-344-7495) Photos: Jeff Smith.

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