Texas Tech Hosts Susan Polgar Girls Invitational

Written by Sherrel Jones

WHAT:           Susan Polgar Girls Invitational

WHEN:           1-5 p.m. today (July 29) and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday (July 30)

WHERE:         Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Rotunda

EVENT:          Susan Polgar will host the seventh annual Girls Invitational, which is the most prestigious all-girls chess championship in the U.S.

Thousands of girls compete annually in local, state, regional, national and world events to earn invitations. This year nearly 45 participants from all across the U.S. came to Texas Tech to battle on the chess board. In addition to the championship, competitors will compete for chess prizes and scholarships.

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