Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Master lecture: GM-elect Sam Shankland - Mar 16

The Boylston Chess Club Presents

The 2011 Master Lecture Series

Wednesday, March 16, 7 pm



“Overcoming Adversity on the Chessboard

International Master (and Grandmaster-elect) Sam Shankland is the current Junior Champion and one of the top young players in the United States.

His chess career took off when he tied for first in the World Under-18 Championships in Vietnam.

Last fall on Board 1, he led the hometown England Nor’easters to the 2010 United States Chess League Championship.


He will lecture on how to fight back from worse positions.

A simultaneous exhibition will promptly follow the lecture.


WHERE: Boylston Chess Club, 240 Elm St. Room B9, Somerville (Davis Sq)

  • Lecture: FREE for Boylston members, $10.00 for non-members

  • Simul: $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members.

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