Dr. Alexey Root’s interview of Grandmaster Keith Arkell was published today, June 30, 2016, on ChessBase. Also today, her interview of Grandmaster Matthew Sadler and Woman International Master Natasha Regan (authors of Chess for Life) was published in the July issue of Chess Life magazine (available online today for subscribers).
Dr. Alexey Root taught at the Coppell Gifted Association’s MOSAIC from June 6-10, 2016. She had eight students from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a different 10 students from 10:30 a.m. to noon. All students were entering grades 4-8 this fall, which means that the age range was roughly nine years old to thirteen years old.
In the fall of 2011, Victor Francisco Lopez took Dr. Alexey Root’s course ED 4358 from his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Victor kept in touch with Dr. Root. Recently, he informed Dr. Root that he has been recognized by the White House "Champions of Change" program. Congrats to Victor and his Learners Chess Academy on this honor.
Next on Dr. Alexey Root's schedule is a Chess merit badge workshop (February 27) and tournament (March 5) at the National Scouting Museum. Both Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. are required to meet the requirements for the Chess merit badge.
This coming Saturday, November 21, 2015, Dr. Alexey Root will be at the Denton Public Library, North Branch, for International Games Day @ your library. She will give out chess problems and prizes. Look for her article about the event in the news section of US Chess in the week after November 21.