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Reminder Tournament this Weekend

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9 Queens and Pima County Public Library are excited to host the 3rd Annual 9 Queens and Kings Chess Tournament the Joel D Valdez Library on Saturday, September 4. This tournament is free and open to chess players of all ages!

Tucson Queens Academies

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academylogoLadies of Tucson- ready for some chess in 2010?

9 Queens and Bookmans are gearing up again to provide free chess workshops for women and girls of all ages and abilities!!! Due to increased attendance rates, we are now offering two workshops  (beginners only workshop and an intermediate/advanced workshop) every month. Every workshop will take place at Bookmans on Grant and Campbell.

9 Queens Academy
Intermediate/Advanced Workshops: Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 21
Beginner Workshops: Feb 7, March 7

Time: 2-4 pm

Location: Bookmans on Grant

For more information email

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. ”