Underprivileged Team in Need

Underprivileged Team in Need

beth_thrasher
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Jan 27, 2018

If you love to see chess fanaticism spread like wildfire... Please consider donating to the wildly successful, Wingfield High School Chess Team, and watch your charity MULTIPLY! Though I urge you to read through our team history in blog posts...

Long Time Comin'

Long Time Comin'

beth_thrasher
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Jan 20, 2018

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES Its been about 3 months since I've blogged about the Wingfield Chess Team.  To catch up on our story, click the following link... (https://www.chess.com/blog/beth_thrasher/saving-lives-in-mississippi-birth-of-the-wingf...

Our First Simul!  (and his too...)

Our First Simul! (and his too...)

beth_thrasher
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Sep 12, 2017

10 Year-Old Chess Whiz! This past week, the Wingfield H.S. Chess Team (in Jackson, Mississippi) hosted our first simultaneous exhibition.  We were overjoyed to have our buddy Ryan Wu (USCFR 1613) stop by to play the entire team.  It...

The CATFISH CLASSIC

The CATFISH CLASSIC

beth_thrasher
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Aug 31, 2017

The Wingfield High School Chess Team traveled to the "Catfish Classic" in Belzoni, Mississippi this past Saturday.  Though our top player only garnered 3.0 points and most of the rest of our guys recorded only 1 or 2 points, we had a GREAT ti...

While a 13 Year Old Was Shot, We Practiced.

While a 13 Year Old Was Shot, We Practiced.

beth_thrasher
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Aug 24, 2017

Tonight, the Wingfield Chess Team made its last preparations before leaving for Belzoni, Mississippi Saturday morning to kick off our competition season... down the street, a 16 year old shot a 13 year old. (Above:  Teaching Greg Bugh...

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