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Saturday, August 17, 2013

National Post Article by SARAH BOESVELD

Many Parents See Competitive Activities As Not Just Important, But Essential For Their Children’s Success
National Post Article by SARAH BOESVELD
(Thanks to Larry Bevand for pointing out this article on Chesstalk)

A participant takes part in the 2013 
North American Youth Chess Championships in Toronto. 
Photo-Peter J. Thompson/National Post

'..The countdown signals the start of Round 2 of the 2013 North American Youth Chess Championship run by the Chess ‘N Math Association this weekend, drawing hundreds of young people ages 7 to 18. It’s also last call for hovering parents, sending them scrambling for the door, some of them eying the double-rows of gleaming trophies at the front of the room before slipping out..(more)' see complete article

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