Hundreds gather in Raleigh for state chess championships
Posted February 28, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina's biggest chess competition brings almost 700 players this weekend to the Raleigh Convention Center.
The NC K-12 Chess Championship is in its 40th year and will include players ranging in age from 4 to 18. Wake Forest 11-year-old Carolynn Gaug, who is ranked among the top 100 student chess players nationwide, will be among the competitors.
The event is free and open to the public Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.