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The Squeeze... Print E-mail
By Glenn Petersen, Editor, Chess Life for Kids   
October 27, 2009
Earth has spoken and 36 ... Bc4 is the overwhelming choice, forcing the White knight to a1.  Is the end near?  Will the Stevenson Elementary School students continue to suggest ways to restrict (or constrict, if you prefer) White's options?  We can't wait for the next round of voting.  NASA Astronaut Greg Chamitoff may soon be yearning for outer space - or any kind of space in the very near future.
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Greg Chamitoff vs. Earth (after 36...Bc4)


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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
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