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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

9Queens Chess Fourth Friday Family Fun Knight May 23 in Tucson

Hello chess friends, we keenly follow all the chess activities of 9Queens - doing amazing things to make chess so popular in Arizona. Here is news of their next chess event: 

Fourth Friday Family Fun Knight!6:00pm - 8:00pm | 6230 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, 85712May 23 

Join them for an evening of chess on the Fourth Friday Family Fun Knight (before the family chess Knight goes on summer break). All ages and skill levels are welcome!

9Queens are always hosting fun chess events. You can read all Chess Blog posts on them at this link

In chess, the queen is the most powerful piece on the board. Although every player begins the game with only one queen, every pawn has the potential to become a queen. In theory, it is possible to transform all 8 pawns into queens, thus creating a position in which there are 9 queens on the board. 9 Queens is a metaphor for the all too often unrealized capacity to empower all children through chess.

9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible. They offer free chess education programs specifically designed to promote critical thinking skills, academic performance, and self-confidence. Their mission is to use chess as a tool to motivate, empower, and engage under-served and under-represented populations to realize their potential and achieve academic and personal success.

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