Saw Mill Club Children's Center Hosts Chess Tournament

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First-grader Remi Aaron competed in her second tournament at Saw Mill Club.
First-grader Remi Aaron competed in her second tournament at Saw Mill Club. Photo Credit: Contributed
First-grader Remi Aaron and chess expert Felix Lopez at children's chess tournament at Saw Mill Club.
First-grader Remi Aaron and chess expert Felix Lopez at children's chess tournament at Saw Mill Club. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Saw Mill Club Children's Center held a chess tournament for children in grades 1-8 on Sunday, Jan. 12. 

First-grader Remi Aaron participated in her second tournament where she improved and won her section. 

Participants of the tournament were from different school districts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield counties and are students of chess expert Felix Lopez.

The tournament was run by Lopez, who has coached numerous champions from Westchester, N.Y. state, and Conn., as well as ten national championships.

Along with three to four tournaments a year, Lopez also operates a summer chess camp at Saw Mill Club each year.

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