April 25, 2008
Written by Cory Chandler
Texas Tech University’s Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) announces
the first Lubbock Open Chess Championship.
The championship, beginning at 10 a.m. April 26 at Monterey High School, consists of five sections from scholastic through adult.
The U.S. Chess Federation will rate the event, and players as far as Amarillo and Midland will compete for the title of Lubbock’s chess champion.
Top finishers will win trophies and other prizes.
Lubbock Mayor David Miller will welcome the players at 10:45 a.m. and open the tournament. Spectators are welcome.
Texas Tech’s Knight Raiders chess team is co-hosting the event.
Contact: Paul Truong, director of marketing, SPICE, Texas Tech University (806) 742-7742, or email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.