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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2002
Contact: Steve Buchholz, Public Information Manager, 394-6082
Veteran’s Day Scholastic Chess Tournament
Scheduled for November 9
Students from throughout South Dakota will compete in the Veteran’s Day Scholastic Chess Tournament at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open to players – from novice to expert – in grades K-12, the Veteran’s Day Scholastic will give young people a chance to test their strategic thinking. All entrants will play five tournament games. Rounds start at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. No one will be eliminated.
Trophies will be awarded to the top five finishers in four grade divisions: primary (K-3), elementary (K-6), middle school (K-9), and high school (K-12); and to the top team in each division.
The tournament is sponsored by the Southwest Middle School Chess Club, the Stevens High School Chess Club, the Children’s Science Center and the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. It is sanctioned by the U.S. Chess Federation.
For registration information, contact Eric Abrahamson at 484-3820 or email@example.com, or visit www.hpcnet.org/chess.
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