Friday, August 03, 2012

Hour long discussion on WPR about the benefits of chess

Hour long discussion with Susan Polgar and Lisa Suhay about many benefits of chess, especially for young people. Rob Ferrett hosted the show for Kathleen Dunn.

Rob Ferrett in for Kathleen Dunn

from Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 10:00 PM The Summer Olympics are well under way, but chess is not included in the list of events even though it is an officially-recognized sport. This hour, Rob Ferrett and his guests discuss the benefits, history, and cultural significance of chess.


- Susan Polgar, Chess Grandmaster and winner of 4 Women's World Chess Championships and 5 Olympiad Gold Medals. Director, Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (S.P.I.C.E), Webster University.

- Lisa Suhay, journalist and children's book author. Founder, Norfolk Initiative for Chess Excellence (N.I.C.E).

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