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TWU to host chess workshop


DENTON — Jerry Nash, scholastic chess director for the U.S. Chess Federation, will present a workshop on the use of chess as an instructional tool Friday, Aug. 17 at Texas Woman’s University.

The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.  There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.  To register, call (940) 898-2211 or email sfisher@mail.twu.edu.  For more information, call (940) 898-2186 or email jwhitworth@mail.twu.edu.

Workshop topics include “Coordinating the Five Communities: Implementing Chess as a Teaching Tool” and “The University’s Role in Implementing Chess as a Teaching Tool.”  A demo board demonstration of the relationship of chess to math skills, critical thinking skills and character development also is scheduled.




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Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu

Page last updated January 22, 2009

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