Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act's legislative debate, then-Sen. Hubert Humphrey, responding to predictions, promised, "I'll eat my hat if this leads to racial quotas."
HAMMOND | The fourth annual Hammond Open Chess Tournament will be Saturday at the Jean Shepherd Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.
Fans of Jackie Wilson will want to be in the audience when Gary native Chester Gregory brings his acclaimed tribute to Mr. Excitement to Northwest Indiana this weekend.
HAMMOND | Student chess masters from Gavit Middle-High School and Edison Elementary School returned with a number of trophies recently as students met at five Regional tournaments throughout the state to vie for a qualifying spot at the Scholastic Chess of Indiana Individual Chess Championsh…
HAMMOND | Students were executing pins, attacks, leaps, decoys, captures and sacrifices so quietly Saturday, the only sound you could hear were the clicks of chess pieces on boards all over Morton High School.
Joseph House, left, a seventh-grader at Scott Middle School in Hammond, watches Thomas Wehren, an eighth-grader at St. Paul School in Valparaiso, move his bishop Saturday in the 45th annual Scholastic Team Chess tournament. The regional was held at Morton High School.
C'ara Florence, a Morton Elementary School student, extends a hand shake to Richard Gonzalez, an Irving Elementary School student who won their match Saturday in the 45th annual Scholastic Team Chess Tournament at Morton High School.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a reporter's question Tuesday at the team's facility in Foxborough, Mass.
INDIANAPOLIS | Antoine Bethea enjoys a good chess match as much as the next guy — especially when the opponent is Tom Brady.
HAMMOND | The 44th annual Scholastic Team Chess Championships were held at Honey Creek Middle School in Terre Haute recently, where three repeat champions and one new champion were crowned in four grade-level divisions. More than 640 scholastic chess players competed in teams of four (plus a…
HAMMOND | A total of 87 chess teams in the sixth grade and under section of the State of Indiana gathered at five different Regionals for an opportunity to be selected as one of the 34 teams to meet at the State Team Finals held in Terre Haute on March 26.
HAMMOND | Edison Elementary School qualified four teams for the state finals in the 3rd Grade and Under section at the Indiana State Team Regional Chess tournament held Feb. 23 at Morton High School.
CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School’s chess team sent 11 members to the Indiana State Chess Championship which was held two weekends ago in Indianapolis.
CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic School's chess team sent 10 members to the Indiana State Chess Championship, which was held last weekend in Indianapolis.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | You again!
CROWN POINT | Are you interested in the game of chess? Come to the library and play! Any level of experience, all ages and beginners are welcome. A new chess group is now playing in the Internet Café on Tuesdays from 4 – 6 p.m. Open play is also available in the game room located on the seco…
MUNSTER | Munster High School’s chess team took secon place in the Age 16 and Under division of the Third Intercontinental Scholastic Chess Team Championship in Oakbrook, Ill.
Jonathan Brown, 10, proclaims checkmate while playing Sarah Hicks, 10, during a chess club meeting at the Lutheran School Association in Decatur, Ill.
HAMMOND | Edison Elementary School's chess teams are headed to the state tournament Saturday after they continued their winning streak by doubling up with first-place finishes in both the Grade 3 and Under and the Grade 6 and Under divisions of the Indiana State Scholastic Chess Team Regiona…
MUNSTER | The Munster Chess Team is preparing for its final competition of the year - the Scholastic Chess of Indiana Team Championships.
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