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1st CHESS & SCIENCE FESTIVAL & All-Girls Chess Tournament

A project in Tucson, AZ by Anjelina Belakovskaia
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1st CHESS & SCIENCE FESTIVAL & All-Girls Tournament in Tucson. April 13, 2013. Funds are needed to organize the event.
Backers: 123
Average Pledge Per Backer: $18

Funded: $2,174 of $1,000
Dates: Mar 9th -> Mar 30th (21 days)
Project By: Anjelina Belakovskaia
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May 1st - via: blog.kicktraq.com
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Before I fly to SuperNationals

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Chess & Science Supporters, The Kickstarter campaign is over, but the Festival is coming up soon.  We now have 26 (!) girls signed-up for the All-Girls Tournament. 6 girls will play in the Open section and 20 in the Reserve. Accordingly, I... (Read More)

THANK YOU ... and update on our achievements!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Bought for the Chess & Science Festival

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Chess & Science Supporters, Thanks to all the pledges this project is receiving, I went ahead and bought many of the things we need to run 1st Chess & Science Festival and All-Girls tournament! It has been way over the original... (Read More)

Please join our discussion!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to James & Gabriel, we are getting into interesting discussion on comments page.  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249675593/1st-chess-and-science-festival-and-all-girls-chess/comments Please join us and express your opinion on the... (Read More)

Is Chess the Missing Link to Girls' Performance? Read This Times Article

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Chess & Science Supporters, I don't know if you saw this article, published yesterday in the NY Times: Girls Excel in the Classroom but Lag in Entry to 8 Elite Schools in the City -... (Read More)

The event is growing!!!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! It is all very exciting! The number of registered participants in the ALL-GIRLS chess tournament has grown to 17! http://www.events4chess.com/events.php?event_ID=339&display=advance This is really great, as there are not too many girls... (Read More)

We are moving forward!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
I just ordered 20 chess sets - pieces, boards and quiver bags, 10 digital Saitek chess clocks, 40 scorebooks, numerous chess books for prizes, WinTD pairing software, and other stuff - worth over $1,000! Next are trophies, medals, and more... I am so... (Read More)

THANK YOU!

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Supporters of the 1st Chess & Science Festival & All-Girls Tournament, I am very appreciative of your support and am very happy that our project got funded ahead of time. I am planning to purchase all the necessary stuff in the near... (Read More)

Tuesday, March 12th.

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
As of today, we have 11 girls registered for the ALL - GIRLS chess tournament - http://www.events4chess.com/events.php?event_ID=339&display=advance. Those girls are absolutely amazing, with a few of them as young as 5 y.o., yet already... (Read More)

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