Do you think you can beat a chess champion? In this event, library patrons can challenge Dr. Alexey Root to chess games at this free event. She will play chess with 10 players simultaneously and anyone who can win against her gets a free copy of Prepare With Chess Strategy. Players will be seated first-come, first-served as other players finish their games. The Chess Challenge is open to all ages of chess players and spectators. You do not have to play in order to watch.
Alexey Root has a Ph.D. in education from UCLA and is a lecturer at The University of Texas at Dallas, teaching education courses that explore the uses of chess. She is also the Chief Science Officer for Chessable, A tournament chess player since age nine, she was the U.S. Women’s Champion in 1989. Dr. Root has written seven other books including Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators (2006), Thinking With Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14 (2012), and United States Women’s Chess Champions, 1937–2020.
Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 2 – 4 p.
Flower Mound Library
3030 Broadmoor Lane
Flower Mound, TX 75022