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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Rapid Chess Challenge New York Oct 28

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Hi everyone,

A new event comes to New York City’s vibrant chess community: The “Rapid Chess Challenge” on October 28. Chess Educators is hosting the 2012 New York City Rapid Chess Challenge. Rosneft is sponsoring four events for junior chess players in the months of October and November of 2012. These events are taking place in London, New York City, Geneva and Beijing.
London has already launched their event and now it’s time for chess players in New York City to celebrate chess in the city that never sleeps. This tournament has some very special features:

- No entry fee
- free chess t-shirt for all
- chess painting in time for Halloween open to students grades K-12 from New York and surrounding states. The USCF quick rating and FIDE rapid chess rating will be used to sanction this tournament.

For more information about this event you can check The New York City event will be held at the United Nations International School “UNIS”, located at 24-50 FDR Drive, New York, New York 10010.
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