National Chess Day Fall Festival

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Argue Health and Sciences Center - Northwest University

5600 111th Avenue Northeast

Kirkland, WA 98033

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Come meet and play Ugandan chess players featured in Disney's movie "Queen of Katwe"!

Online registration for simuls has closed, but on-site registration is available for the following two events:

Girls Only Simul with WCM Phiona Mutesi and WIM Naomi Bashkansky

U2000 Simul with CM Benjamin Mukumbya and CM Noah Fields

In addition, all are welcome to come enjoy chess-themed carnival games, prizes, a silent auction, Q&A program with Phiona & Benjamin, and more!

Timing:

1:00 PM Simul check-in begins

1:30 PM Simuls begins

3:30 PM Q&A Program with Phiona & Benjamin

4:30 PM Event ends

Cost: This event is free but $25 donations for simul participants are suggested. Please donate directly to the Robert Katende Initiative (memo: National Chess Day) as part of your participation. Donations will be tax deductible. All proceeds to benefit Phiona & Benjamin's college living expenses to attend Northwest University.

Read more about Phiona & Benjamin's story here in a Seattle Times Article.

Read more about Naomi Bashkansky, 14 year old Woman International Master here.

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Argue Health and Sciences Center - Northwest University

5600 111th Avenue Northeast

Kirkland, WA 98033

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