Girls March Toward Checkmate in North Carolina

March 5, 2010

March is Girls Chess Month in North Carolina! On Saturday the 13th, from 1-3pm, we are having our monthly Girls and Women’s Academy—moms welcome and encouraged to join—at Borders Bookstore in South Park Charlotte. $15 or $25 mom/daughter Girls Chess!

Ladies at the Academy

Then on the 26th as a warm-up for the States we are hosting a Kings and Queens match, where boys are invited to challenge the girls! This is also at Borders from 3:45-5:00 pm. $5

On March 27th is the Annual Girls State Championships, for girls and young ladies up to 19 years old, from anywhere in the state of NC, at host site Myers Park Traditional School, from 9-3pm. There are two sections: Beginners and Championship. The Championship section vies for a $500 Scholarship to the college of her choice!

This is a unique opportunity offered by the North Carolina Chess Association. Prizes for everyone! $20 by March 20/thereafter $30
All ages are Welcome at the Academy

All events sponsored by Over The Chessboard, a proud affiliate of 9Queens. Please email Jessica Martin, founder of Over The Chessboard, and Vice President of Scholastic Chess in North Carolina, for more information, or to register for these events. jmartin@overthechessboard.com www.overthechessboard.com

Categories: Chess Event / Women in chess

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