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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Celebrate National Chess Day with 9 Queens and Bookmans in Tucson, Arizona

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Hi everyone,

Have fun with chess. Celebrate National Chess Day on October 13, 2012 from 12-2 pm, with a free, all ages chess extravaganza held at the Speedway Bookmans (6230 E Speedway Blvd), Tucson Arizona.

The event is being organised by 9Queens and Bookmans. 9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.
Anyone can take part in the festivities and enjoy: 

  • Beginner chess lessons
  • A twenty-person simultaneous chess match with National Master & Women's Fide Master Amanda Mateer, the second highest rated female chess player in Arizona
  • A screening of Searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Chess arts and crafts
  • Face-painting by Silly Tassie
  • A tasty themed treat for participants

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