Zambia

We were contacted by an intern from the U.N. about youth programs in Zambia.  They had programs for football, what we call soccer, but nothing else.  They asked whether we could help them start a youth program for chess. Of course, we said yes.  We managed to send them enough

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua We were contacted by a representative in the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua about helping to start a program for kids. They had a teacher, but no equipment. We sent the equipment to the Embassy and they got it to the teacher. We are still in contact with the teacher.

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Uganda

We were approached through Facebook by a man from the Divine Chess Academe in Uganda. I had not heard of him or this program before, so I contacted Robert Katende to check him out. Robert was well known, one of his student’s was the basis for the movie “Queen of

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Match teacher Sujeet Singh tells us about his experience teaching Math and promoting Chess in India.

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Carol Jarecki Remembered

Polly Write joins us on Episode 33 of “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to tell us what it was like working with Carol Jarecki (1935-2021) and what it was like being her friend. Go to Carol’s Wikipedia page to learn more about her various accomplishments in and

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IM Kenneth Regan Interview

Chess and transitioning back to in-person meetings and tournaments is the subject of Episode 31 “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” with guest Kenneth Regan. He is an IM as a chess player as well as a Computer Scientist and Mathematician of some renown. Man! Is he smart?

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