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Alexandra Kosteniuk

“I make an effort to support organizations like 9 Queens and share their commitment to popularizing chess. Chess Fest will be the second 9 Queens event I have supported and attended. ”

Miguel

“I think chess is a learning strategy. It takes skills, patience, concentration and discipline.”

Alex

“Chess helps me in a lot of ways. It helps me think faster in my math time test. Ever since I started playing chess I have learned how to make the right choices.”

Adrien

“I think it is important for us to have chess because it will help us to learn how to focus and be a good thinker and help us be quiet”

Basil Denboer

“Chess is really fun. I like it because it is like a video game for my mind.”

Kristal

“Thank you for teaching us chess. I like chess now because it is fun and I like it when we think”

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Player Spotlight

Alexandra

Alexandra Kosteniuk

12th Women’s World Chess Champion

“I make an effort to support organizations like 9 Queens and share their commitment to popularizing chess. Chess Fest will be the second 9 Queens event I have supported and attended. ”