Texas Tech University Director of Chess Al Lawrence spoke with Tom and Laura during the Tuesday edition of Lubbock's First News. Lawrence, who is a chess-master, provided information on TTU's Chess Team member's upcoming competition at the World Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway
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Members of Tech’s Chess Team will travel to Tromso in Norway this August to compete in the World Chess Olympiad. According to Texas Tech, the tournament is treated like the Olympics of chess – with high honors and bragging rights.
On Monday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Dr. Hal Carlson and Dr. Jerry Perez from the Texas Tech chess program and the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship talked with Tom Collins and Laura about how Tech's chess team is fairing in the tournament.