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A Mother’s Perspective on the National Title

by • March 29, 2014 • Featured, NewsComments (0)1541

By Susan Justice The journey started twelve years ago when my then two year old son surprised me by setting up the chess board correctly when asked to clean up the pieces that were scattered across the floor. Although it feels like we have reached the culmination of that journey, I realize that it is [&hellip...

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2014 K-8 Team State Qualifier and Championship

March 29, 2014 • Featured, News, Tournament Results1687

Passers-by at the Cobb Galleria Centre were astonished to discover over 1000 kids happily spending their Saturday in an all-day intensive chess competition. While most elementary and middle school students often enjoy their weekends playing team sports or...


Catching up with the 2013 K-1 National Co-Champion

March 22, 2014 • Featured, News1408

Georgia scholastic player and frequent GCA tournament volunteer Katie Hill sat down for an interview with the reigning K-1 National Co-Champion, Drew Justice (who is a current 2nd grader at Whitefield Academy). Drew earned his national title by winning all...


13th Annual MLK Tournament

February 16, 2014 • Featured, News, Tournament Results1620

 By Laura Doman Over 440 kids in grades K-12 played in the 13th Annual MLK Tournament, held Monday, January 20, 2014 at Whitefield Academy.   Under the direction of tournament coordinators Katie Hartley and Susan Justice, the five round competition hosted...