FUN EXTRAS

A CHESS SIMUL: 
 
From time to time the coaches offer the opportunity to play the game in a unique way - a chess simul.  A simul is a tournament whereby a player of very high rank or rating plays multiple players at once or simultaneously. Simultaneous exhibitions are always popular amongst chess fans. 
 
Here is an example of the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen playing a simul against 11 players: 
 
 
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GET TO KNOW FABIANO CARUANA: America's chess competitor making news. 
 
On November 8 2018, an American named Fabiano Caruana competed against Magnus Carlson for the World Chess Championship.  It's the first time an American has made it this far since Bobby Fischer in 1972. You can get to know Fabiano in this interview here:
 
 
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CHESS MOVIES & DOCUMENTARIES:
 
Per Coach Erin, here are a few chess movies and documentaries that are great for families to watch together. Here are links on the most popular streaming services: