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Chess players seek checkmate in Queen City


Left, Saihil Patel taps the clock after making a move Saturday at the NC Scholastic Chess Championship. Above, Ken Chu smiles for the camera. Rooks and pawns made their move on the Queen City over the weekend when 500 young players competed in the North Carolina Scholastic Chess Championship. WFAE's Julie Rose produced this postcard from the blitz tournament as kids from kindergarten through high school tried to outwit each other against the clock. Jackson Sipp contemplates his next move.