Archive for November 13th, 2011

Vaux Junior High School chess team with President Jimmy Carter in 1979. One of the most storied teams in scholastic chess has been relegated to the annals of history, but their name lives on. Recently Steve Rasmussen, a former teacher at Vaux, noted some of the history during the school’s magnificent run of national titles. […]

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Justus Williams, Josh Colas and James Black, Jr. have a lot more in common than their names beginning with the same letter. All are from New York state, all have won multiple scholastic titles, all earned the title of National Master before their 13th birthday and all have desires to become Grandmasters. All three will […]

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