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Okoboji chess tournament attracts young and old

April 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

OKOBOJI, Iowa The seventh annual Okoboji Open, the largest chess tournament in the tri-state area, took place Friday through Sunday at the Arrowwood Resort. Continue Reading

Here’s to you, Dr. Robinson: History students organize chess tourney in tribute to ‘father of UND chess’

April 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Matt Dunlevy, 24, a UND history graduate student from Shoreview, Minn., has organized a campus chess tournament in memory of Elwyn Robinson, who taught history at UND from 1935 to 1970 and died in 1985. Games will be played Sunday at the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections at UND’s Chester Fritz Library. Continue Reading

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Rooks rock at tourney: Novices, masters compete in five rounds of chess

October 23, 2010 in INFORUM

Leo Segal has beat chess players before who are better than he is, but he also doesn’t mind losing. The 12-year-old Excelsior, Minn., boy just likes playing in competition tournaments with advanced players. Continue Reading