Denton Public Library announcement link Dr. Alexey Root will play a simultaneous chess exhibition (a "simul") at the Denton Public Library on July 22, 2-4 p.m. 
  Dr. Alexey Root attended a lecture by University of Texas at Dallas Assistant Professor Dr. Chandramallika Basak on March 3, 2017. Her report on Dr. Basak's talk "Cognitive Benefits of Learning to Play Chess and Other Strategy Games" was published March 10, 2017 on ChessBase
    Dr. Alexey Root will staff a booth at the Denton ISD Summer Activities Fair. Her booth will give information about the UT Dallas summer chess camp. The booth next to her will feature Coppell MOSAIC, which includes a chess course by Dr. Root and a sight-singing course by William Root along with dozens of other MOSAIC courses. Other summer programs and camps will also be highlighted at this free fair. Details: Date: Thursday, March 2nd Location:1212 Bolivar Street, Denton TX 76201 - 2nd Floor/Pecan Room Time of Event: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  On February 12, 2017, I visited the TAMS (Texas Academy of Mathematics & Science) chess group which meets at 2:00 p.m. Sundays at Emily Fowler Library in Denton, TX. Ten TAMS students were present, with one of them studying, one waiting for a game, and the other eight playing each other. As I watched the games, a girl and her father showed up. The father said, “Do you recognize my daughter? She was the last person playing against you at your simul in July at the Denton Public Library North Branch.” The father and daughter then sat at the…
    Dr. Alexey Root gave a simultaneous exhibition (a "simul") at the Flower Mound Public Library, Saturday, January 28, at 2 p.m. Ten players initially faced Dr. Root. After some players lost and their spots were refilled, a total of 17 players participated. Dr. Root won 14 games, drew two games, and lost one game. She gave a copy of her book Prepare With Chess Strategy to the winner, high school math teacher Luis Vera Perez. Dr. Root sold 12 copies of Prepare With Chess Strategy. Thanks to Librarian Jill Dawson, Library Circulation Clerk Justin Cross, and Branch Manager Sue…

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