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Killip and Sinagua Chess head for SuperNationals. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| April 19, 2017

By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa • Arizona Daily Sun

Sinagua Middle School and Killip Elementary School chess champions may need a little monetary push to get to the U.S. Chess Federation’s Super Nationals, the Olympics of chess, in Nashville, Tenn., this year.

Sinagua currently has the funding to send its team to Super Nationals, but Killip Elementary has fallen about $6,000 short. Killip chess teacher Ted Komada explained that the team had a donor who was planning to give $10,000 to the team, but severe budget cuts at the donor’s business ended up making them unable to give the funds to Killip. Komada declined to name the donor.

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