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Chess Life for Kids - April 2009
Tales of the Arabian Knights: Comes Into
By Rick Kennedy   
Do you have another tale for me, the King asked.



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ASK GM LARRY EVANS!
By GM Larry Evans   
Grandmaster Larry Evans won the U.S. Championship in 1951, 1952, 1961-62, 1968, and again in 1980!

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The Chess Detective: Forcing a Back Rank Mate
By NM Todd Bardwick   
At one time or another (and probably more often than we care to admit!), we have all allowed a rook or queen to come into our territory and deliver back rank mate.



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Defending Against the Colle (and some of his pals)
By Pete Tamburro   
We’ve talked about using the All-Purpose Defense of C.J.S. Purdy to defend against the Colle. You might remember that normal developing moves were used, but it was a tough game for Black if he made one mistake!

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Attacking the Castled King
By IM Larry D. Evans   
You can’t attack without focus.



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2009 Trophies Plus All-America Team
The United States Chess Federation announced the 2009 Trophies Plus All-America Team at the National Scholastic K-12 Championship, held December 12-14 in Buena Vista, Florida.



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Boola, Boola! Do YOU Google?
By WIM Dr. Alexey Root   


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