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Hipsters for Sisters Sponsors Girls for National Chess Tournament

Posted by DD on 1/6/2014 to Community

"If we could make chess a cool thing for girls to do…we could also solve the problem of why we don't have more female engineers, or more females in math and sciences," laments Ruth Haring, president of the U.S. Chess Federation. "It's something we have to address so that girls can have some role models — and that's what this type (The National All-Girls) of tournament will create.”