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A Knight Descends from Space - Lands on f3 Print E-mail
By Hal Bogner, Match Director   
September 30, 2008
Astronaut Greg Chamitoff has responded on Wednesday with the very flexible move, 2.Ng1-f3.

Earth's young advisors from Bellevue, Washington, will now prepare up to four options for you to vote on - check back late tonight or Thursday morning and help choose our next move.

Greg Chamitoff vs. Earth (after 2.Ng1-f3)

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Earth vs. Space Chess Match, 2008-09

Astronaut Dr. Greg Chamitoff has sent 46.Kxa2 and his resignation and congratulations to the Stevenson stars and Earth's voters.
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The Final Position:
(after Greg's 46.Kxa2)


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Media Contacts:
NASA - Kelly Humphries
Johnson Space Center, Houston

USCF - Glenn Petersen
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Stevenson Team -
Coach David Hendricks
WA State Scholastic Coordinator

Match Director -
Hal Bogner
[email protected]