Shenandoah Valley Chess Club
Kids + Chess = Success | 2016 SVCC Kids Tournament Report
2016 SVCC Kids Tournament Was a Success!
Chess is gaining popularity in the Shenandoah Valley with more young chess players learning the game week after week.
In 2016 SVCC is continuing its chess education awareness campaign with more learning sessions and better access to training resources.
Participation in after-school chess programs is up, thanks to the efforts of veteran chess coach, Cliff Campbell.
On Saturday, March 12th, kids and participants packed Handley Library for the 2016 SVCC Kids Chess Tournament.
This was our 2nd kids chess tournament with 28 playing participants -- our biggest event yet.
The energy in the room was incredible!
For many kids, it was a first introduction to tournament chess.
Taking the challenge is commendable and we hope they feel proud.
Parents, chess players, and siblings all had a positive experience and went home with prizes and smiles!
Special Thank You to the parents, teens, and Handley Library staff who supported the biggest chess tournament in Handley Library's 103 year history.
We can't wait to do this again.
There has never been a better time for young minds to learn and explore the Royal Game.
The future is bright!
Chess Club, Director