Chess Challenge in Seattle!

On September 19th, the American Foundation for Chess (AF4C) in partnership with the Detlef Schrempf  Foundation is hosting  First Move Chess Challenge. This event will pit celebrities against  five top scholastic players. 2003 Women's Champion Anna Hahn will give a simultaneous exhibition. The event will kick off at the Bellevue Square and last from 2:00-5:00pm. Salome Thomas-EL, author of best-selling book, "I Choose to Stay," will deliver the keynote address.

For those who may not know,
Detlef Schrempf had a successful career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) where he had his most successful seasons with the Indiana Pacers and the Seattle Supersonics. The 6'9'' sharp-shooting forward is a native of Germany scored more than 15,000 points in his career and was an NBA All-Star in 1997. He retired after the 2000-2001 season.

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America's Foundation for Chess

Posted by The Chess Drum: 23 August 2004