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Haraldur R Karlsson
Mar 29, 2011

Team A heads to the Final Four!

Mar 29, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

The Knight Raiders A Chess Team will be competing in the Final Four of College Chess this weekend.  Should be exciting.  Here is what Susan Polgar wrote on her blog: "The 2011 College Chess Final Four will take place in Washington, DC from April 1-3. This will be the strongest College Chess Final Four in history. Each team will have at least 3 GMs + 1 IM or more. Texas Tech GM Davorin Kuljasevic GM Andre Diamant GM Anatoly Bykhovsky IM Istvan Sipos SM Faik Aleskerov U...

Haraldur R Karlsson
Mar 16, 2011

Darvin Yang earns IM title at TTU!

Mar 16, 2011 by Haraldur R Karlsson

Last night at the SPICE Spring Invitational 2011, FM Darvin Yang defeated IM Marc Esserman thereby earning 5 and a half points (out of 9 possible) and thus his third and last IM norm.  Darvin has therefore earned the IM title.  He has earned all three norms at the SPICE tournaments in Lubbock and is possible the youngest Texan to earn an IM title.  Darvin is only 14 years old.