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3 Times a Charm: Triplets, 7, Crowned Chess Champions

Three chess-playing brothers from New Jersey made history in Florida earlier this month There are plenty of things I know I'll never accomplish in life, such as a Miss America title (and not just because I'm a Mrs.), a Nobel Prize in anything that requires math, or a reality show that involves things like snakes, [...]

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A Rare Triple Chess Threat

When the Oskiper triplets won the first-grade section of the National Scholastic K-12 Chess Championship in Florida earlier this month, it was a singular achievement, according to the United States Chess Federation, the game's governing body. In fact, chess-playing triplets are exceedingly rare. Mike Nolan, an official of the chess federation, searched its database, which [...]

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