“The lawmakers were competing in the first Congressional Chess Tournament, designed to raise awareness of the game’s educational benefits and the importance of introducing chess to young people nationwide. Joining the teen coaches was Garry Kasparov, arguably the greatest chess player of all time.”
To read the entire article, Congressmen Play Chess to Raise Awareness of Game, Washington Post, click here.
To read the USCF post, titled, Juniors Help Congress at Capitol Hill Tourney, click here.
To read Chessbase’s post, First US Congressional Chess Tournament, click here.
To read Politico’s article, Lawmakers’ strategic moves at Congressional Chess Tournament, click here.
To read the Washington Times’ article, SANDS: Kasparov, New Caucus Mark First Congressional Chess Tourney, click here.