Home Page Earth vs. Space Chess Match 2008 We Want It All!
|We Want It All!
|By Glenn Petersen, Editor, Chess Life for Kids
|June 23, 2009
Earth has spoken! We want it all! Rather than engage in complications, Earthlings have chosen 27...Rb8 in response to Astronaut Greg Chamitoff's 27. a4. "We're two pawns up ... let's keep it that way!"
Now it is up to the vacationing spaceman, last sighted in Australia, to justify his two pawn deficit. So far, he has been resourceful, giving the Stevenson Elementary School champions every chance to go wrong.
Our champs, however, have given fellow Earthlings decent choices, and Earthlings have not disappointed our kids. As we head into summer, the Stevenson Chess Club members will stay in touch with each other online - at the ready - to guide Earthlings to victory!
Greg Chamitoff vs. Earth (after 27...Rb8)
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