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Haraldur R Karlsson
Dec 31, 2010

Pan-Ams 2010 - Knight Raiders win awards

Dec 31, 2010 by Haraldur R Karlsson

The three Knight Raiders chess teams went all out in the six and final round of the Pan-Ams.  All teams were in contention for national titles in their categories.  The A-team refused a draw offer from UTD-A and went for the win.  Paul had figured out that even if they lost they would still qualify for the Final Four.  Initially all our A-Team boards were winning and it looked like a 4-0 but later the wheels came of the wagon and they wound up losing 1.5 vs. 2.5.  It was a heart-breaking l...

Haraldur R Karlsson
Dec 22, 2010

Pan-Ams 2010

Dec 22, 2010 by Haraldur R Karlsson

I have provided a link to this years Pan-American Chess Championships.  Tech is sending 3 teams of Knight Raiders (13 students all told).  The tournament takes place in Milwaukee between Dec. 27 and 30th (brrr).  Stqy tuned for further news here from team members and others.