Rice, Carmichael win at WKU chess club event

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 10:50 AM CDT

The Western Kentucky University Chess Club recently hosted its third annual R.J. Young WKU Open Chess Tournament. Players from across Kentucky and other states played in the Scholastic, Friends and Family, and Adult sections.

Local winners included Ben Rice and Chris Carmichael, who won $300 and $200 gift certificates from Morris Jewelry, respectively.

Students from Bowling Green area schools represented more than half the players in the Scholastic section. Participating in the Adult section were six titled Masters, including World Youth Chess Champions Jason Cao of Canada and Steven Zierk of California.

Source: http://bgdailynews.com

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