Strategic opening: the new Decatur chess club attracts dozens of children | Living

After setting up the rows of rectangular tables and chessboards, Carmen Sullivan and Sarah May waited to see if anyone would show up. As the minutes neared the start of the first meeting of the Decatur Junior Chess League, the children poured in. By the end of the session at the Decatur Public Library, more than 30 children were filling the room to capacity.

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