Carol Andrews
Created: 2/27/2010 11:35:55 PM

GREENSBORO, NC — A chess tournament is underway this weekend in Greensboro. The In State Chess Championship began Friday at the Koury Convention Center.

Hundreds of players as young as 4 years old are trying their hand at the game that requires both skill and strategy.

This is the first time the event has come to Greensboro and the top winner will receive a 15 hundred dollar scholarship.

The tournament, sponsored by Elon University, Stearns Financial Services Group, YMCAs of Greensboro and NC A&T State University, will end Sunday.

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