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Varga Luna

(playing for 4 years)

“I became interested in chess when I was about four. I like chess bc you get to have fun and learn some things. You get to be more patient. You get to focus and concentrate. ”

In the News

Congratulations to 9 Queens Co-Founder Jean Hoffman! via Chess Life Online

March 17, 2014

Congratulations to 9 Queens Co-Founder Jean Hoffman on her new position as Executive Director of USCF!  

The US Chess Scoop goes to Parsippany for the 2014 US Amateur Team East, also known as the World Amateur team. Among the interviewees were new Executive Director Jean Hoffman, young SM Joshua Colas & Elizabeth Spiegel of Brooklyn Castle.

Categories: In the News / News / Uncategorized / video / Women in chess

One Response

  1. steve frymer says:

    i am both prison chess and living memorial chess fund coordinator for the mass. chess ass’n [maca]. i have thousands of copies of our periodical ‘chess horizons’ which maca is willing to donate to chess programs nationwide. if you think the material would be useful to
    a chess program you ovesee please contact me. [e-mail best]
    mailings would be w/o cost to the recipient if necessary.

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