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If you are aware of other chess happenings in or near Vermont, send me an email and I'll be happy to post them!

 

 

Bennington Spring Open

Date:  May 14, 2022

Location:  Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St. Bennington, VT

Organizer:  Andre Palmer, palmera62@hotmail.com or 802-681-5417

Summary:  Three round Swiss in three divisions (Open, U1750, U1350).  Entry fee $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  Rounds start at 10AM, 2PM and 5PM.

 

 

Summer Chess Course

Date:  June 20 - July 1, 2022

Location:  St, Johnsbury Academy

Organizer:  Tyler Hartshorn THartshorn@stjacademy.org 

Summary:  This course teaches the game of chess, while helping students improve academic gains, critical thinking skills, and instill confidence in themselves. The course is intended for rising 7th through 12th grade students. Research has shown that there is a strong correlation between learning the game of chess and improved math skills and improvements in reading comprehension. Chess has been adopted into the curriculum of several international countries, including France, Quebec, and Russia.  Credits: 1  Cost:  $750

 

 

 

 

 

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