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Chess Puts the Pieces in Place for South Side Students

The fifth-grader studied the chess board, barely glancing up when a group of his classmates loudly entered the room. With his brow furrowed in concentration, Dave Ahyee strategically advanced his queen, seizing his opponent’s pawn. “I like to think a lot,” said the 10-year-old member of Southside Charter Academy’s chess club. “It’s a thinking game.”

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