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By Joan DuBois/Alexey Root   
August 17, 2007

Call for Chess in Education presenters

for both the Texas Chess Association (TCA) Chess in Education workshop and the United States Chess Federation (USCF) Chess in Education workshop. FOR BOTH WORKSHOPS: Presenters are encouraged to use 30 minutes, but one-hour presentations will also be considered. Topics should relate to chess in education. All presenters are required to submit an abstract (maximum 300 words) to Alexey Root alexey.root@gmail.com. Deadline for abstracts: 1/8/08 for TCA, 6/7/08 for USCF.

For the TCA workshop, co-organizers Dr. Alexey Root and Luis Salinas, sponsor TCA

 Saturday, March 8, 2008:

Presenter 1: 1:00-1:30

Presenter 2: 1:30-2:30

Presenter 3: 2:30-3:00

3:00-3:30: refreshment break

Presenter 4: 3:30-4:00

Presenter 5: 4:00-4:30

Presenter 6: 4:30-5:00

Location: Held during the Texas Scholastic Chess Championships, March 8-9, 2008

Hilton Americas-Houston &
George E. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
1-800-236-2905 and ask for chess rate

 

For the USCF workshop, co-organizers Dr. Alexey Root and Dr. Tim Redman, sponsor USCF

Thursday, August 7, 2008:

USCF Chess in Education committee business meeting: 1:00-1:30

Presenter 1: 1:30-2:00

Presenter 2: 2:00-3:00

3:00-3:30: refreshment break (if funds permit, otherwise just a break)

Presenter 3: 3:30-4:00

Presenter 4: 4:00-4:30

Presenter 5: 4:30-5:00

Location: Held during the U.S. Open, August 2-August 10, 2008
The Westin Park Central
12720 Merit Drive
Dallas, TX 75251
1-888-627-7032
$99 Chess Rate

 

Participant fee and presenter honorarium information:

For the TCA workshop: Free to presenters, $15 for participants in advance, $20 at the door. Refreshments served during break at TCA workshop. For the TCA workshop, TCA will give presenters an honorarium of $25 (if presenter is local to the Houston area, to offset the cost of his or her meals) OR a hotel night ($75 towards presenter's hotel cost, if presenter lives outside the greater Houston area).

For the U.S. Open workshop: Free to presenters, $10 for participants in advance, $15 at the door. No monetary honorariums or hotel room reimbursements for USCF workshop presenters.

 

Addresses for participant registration:

For TCA workshop, send advance fees to:

TCA Treasurer Barb Swafford
2709 Longhorn Trl

Crowley, TX   76036-4719

 214-533-0061

roundsie1@dot11net.net

 

For USCF workshop, send advance fees to:

Dr. Alexey Root

500 Sunrise Cove

Denton, TX 76209

940-484-2265

alexey.root@gmail.com

Official website for information.

 
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