State Scholastic Top 10, #7: Will. Shock. You.

 

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Sign up before the pre-registration deadline, or sign up at the door between 8-8:45am on Saturday.  Here are some quick bits about the weekend

10.  We want to know what you have to say!  A feedback meeting will be done on Sunday.
9.  There are individual and team awards for all sections.
8.  There will be BOGO coupons from Noodles again.  The St. Kates Dining Hall will be open from 8am-2pm Saturday and Sunday.
7.  Will. Shock. You.
6.  IM John Bartholomew will demo his latest project, Chessable, at 1pm on Saturday.
5.  Top 10 player in the World, Wesley So will be handing out awards late on Sunday.
4.  For those practicing, St. Kates holds an open service on Palm Sunday in the morning.
3.  Yes, I will reprise “Leaving for a Chess Thing” in tomorrow’s email.
2.  Don’t forget to sign up for the Blitz after the tournament!
1HAVE FUN!  More to come this weekend, Check the MSCA site or MSCA Facebook for updates

 

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