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2nd CHESS & SCIENCE FESTIVAL & All-Girls Chess Tournament

A project in Tucson, AZ by Anjelina Belakovskaia

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2nd Annual CHESS & SCIENCE FESTIVAL & All-Girls Tournament in Tucson. April 19, 2014. Funds are needed to organize the event.
Backers: 76
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $1,654 of $1,000
Dates: Mar 17th -> Apr 16th (30 days)
Project By: Anjelina Belakovskaia
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Latest News

Update from Flagstaff

April 15th - via:
Dear Chess & Science supporters, 2014 AZ State Scholastic Championship is over and I am happy to let you know that one of my students won 1st place in K-3 section! (on tie-break), while many others went home with the individual and team trophies... (Read More)

Before I leave - update in pictures

April 10th - via:
Time is flying by and 2nd Annual Chess and Science Festival and All-Girls Tournament is only 9 days away! So, here are the latest news:  - We have 23 sign-ups for the All-Girls tournament! - The trophies, medals & certificates have arrived! - I... (Read More)

"To Do" list is getting shorter, but still there... Any suggestions?

April 6th - via:
Dear Kickstarters, Another good news - I finally ordered (just on-time to save $211.20 on shipping!): 100 - "Chess & Science Festival" Custom Chess Pins (already received them - look awesome!) 15 - Deluxe Chess Trophies (from 22" to 13", bright,... (Read More)

Why girls drop out of chess?

April 4th - via:
Dear Chess & Science Friends, With 2 weeks before the Festival, we have 21 Girls signed-up for the All-Girls Tournament.  About 60% are the girls who participated in the 1st event last year and 40% are new. While I was right about having new... (Read More)

SURPRISE TV coverage

March 25th - via:
EXCITING NEWS - There will be a SURPRISE National TV coverage at the event. They are interested in how Chess is connected to Education and Academic Success. Here is the list I have - Studies about chess as a key component in a child's education:  A... (Read More)

Work in progress - new science exhibits!

March 18th - via:
Dear Chess and Science Friends, Thanks a lot for your support of the 2nd Annual Chess & Science Festival and All-Girls Tournament. There are already 14 girls registered for the event... (Read More)

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