Tuesday, October 11, 2011

National Chess Day in Memphis.

Hi all!
News about the most outstanding National Chess Day in Memphis TN.

IM Jake Kleiman,

Tennessee's Number One Current USCF rated player.

What a fun day to be had by all!

Shelby County Chess, Mid-South Chess, Friday Knights Chess Club along with the University of Memphis Chess Club were all represented at the National Chess Day event at the Wolfchase Galleria Mall in Memphis with the weekend events kicking off at the Friday Knights Chess Club on Friday evening.

A very special appearance by Tennessee's own Top Rated USCF, Current Player, IM Jake Kleiman was enjoyed for autographs and pictures.

Click here for the USCF take on the activities.

Click here for the Commercial Appeal article, with picture of 7 year old Ben Johnson making his chess move.

Click here for the Commercial Appeal Photo of 7 year old Robert Randall.


Anonymous said...

Gotta give you all credit. Wow.
Wish I could have been there!

Anonymous said...

What a great way to showcase chess to the community. How can I get in touch with IM Kleiman for lessons?


Hi and thanks for stopping by. Yes, it looks like it was a great event at the mall.

I guess if you are interested in lessons with IM Kleiman you may want to contact him through Mid-South Chess. Here is a link to try : http://www.chesscamp.us/registr.shtml