Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Mount Prospect kids' event

From the Daily Herald:
Chess challenge
Calling all youthful chess players! The Mount Prospect Public Library hosts its Open Chess Tournament for players going into kindergarten through eighth grade. Trophies will be awarded to winners in two divisions: kindergarten to third grade and fourth grade through eighth grade. Ilya Korzhenevich, a 1993 Russian junior chess championship prize winner and candidate for U.S Chess Master, will serve as the tournament director. Participants must be familiar with the rules of the game. The library provides lunch.
Info: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect. Free admission. Advance registration is required. Indicate any dietary restrictions for lunch when registering. Call (847) 253-5675 or go to mppl.org/events.

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