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4th Annual Western Alliance Tucson; Recap

Our heartfelt thanks to all the coaches, participants, helpers, volunteers, and Green Fields Country Day School for this wonderful event! Check out our photos from the event on Flickr Tournament Results coming soon!

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Gordon Ruan (USCF 2000); Expert

Gordon is a chess Expert and one of our out-of -state instructors. He was the 2006 Illinois State Champion and took 2nd place in both the 2007 National Open and the Chicago Open ( Master Section). A serious approach to chess...

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Gordon and George Ruan: A portrait in black and white

AT FIRST GLANCE, brothers Gordon and George Ruan may seem like polar opposites. Gordon is a senior; George is a subfreshman. The former is calm and collected; the latter is excitable and energetic. However, they both share a fascination that transcends their differences and allows them both to see a world that is invisible to the casual observer.

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