9 Queens: Empowerment through Chess

9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.

Player Spotlight

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. ”


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Join 9 Queens and the community of Tucson for The Festival of Books! This fantastic attracts over 130,000 lovers of literature and learning.  Located on the mall of the 7088686_origUniversity of Arizona campus, The Festival Of Books has something for everyone from exhibits, panel discussions, presentations  and representatives from local organizations.

9 Queens will be hosting free pick-up chess games as well as giant lawn chess. So come on down,stop by our tent, say hello and play a game or more with your                                                                     favorite non-profit educational chess organization!


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Tucson Festival Of Books Mar.12-13, 2016!
March 12, 2016 9:30 am
March 13, 2016 5:30 pm
Kendra Cass
March 6, 2016