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Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Chess Club helps students learn strategy

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


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Not everyone pictures chess when they want to play something fun, but chess can truly be a fun and engaging activity. The Carlmont Chess Club led by math teacher Michael Skrable is a relaxing environment to play one of history's favorite past time. It is friendly to all levels of players, and the...

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


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On Oct. 8, the International Chess Federation (FIDE) announced that Iran would host next year’s Women’s World Chess Championship, which means that female contestants will have to cover their hair with scarves in accordance with an Islamic law. As a result, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a United Stat...

The Chess Club makes a move

The Chess Club makes a move

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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Winning. A concept found in almost all activities, and an idea that many members of the Chess Club define as the reason they love chess and choose to spend their Friday lunches in room D10. The Chess Club is fairly new to Carlmont, with junior Nicholas Hsu founding it just two years ago. Hsu has ...

Chess Club

December 10, 2011


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Are you the slow and steady person who wins the race? If so, Michael Skrable's chess club is perfect for you. When most people hear chess, they are automatically turned away because of how uncool people feel it is. "Chess is definitely not for nerds" explained president and freshman, Nick Hsu. Nick,...

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