Spring 2012 – Empire Chess

New York has a three-time scholastic champion for the first time  in its history. Deepak Aaron made history in Saratoga early in March winning the State Scholastic for the third time. That is history New York Hall of Famers like Joel Benjamin couldn’t generate, and yes, the New York State Scholastic has been around long enough that Hall of Famers are among its champions. Over 500 players made it to the tournament, the most in recent years, and a sign that the recent slow economic times may be coming to an end. You can download the PDF here or continue reading for an embedded magazine.

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