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Support WYCC Qualifier, Taylor McCreary

posted Nov 24, 2013, 6:02 PM by Michael McCreary   [ updated Nov 24, 2013, 6:03 PM ]
As many of you know local high school junior Taylor McCreary qualified for this year's World Youth Chess Championship in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. You can get more info about the tournament at

As you can guess, there's a few expenses (around $1,500 for air fare, $1,000 for room and board, and around $1,300 for tournament and coaching fees). She has set up a site if you'd like to follow her efforts at She'll be posting periodic updates about her preparation and the tournament at that site.

We're also having a fundraising event at member Tom Tatton's house in Morro Bay. Come anytime between 2:00 and 5:00PM on December 7th to 2776 Indigo Circle in Morro Bay. We'll have food and chess fun for all attendees. Please email Tom at or call (805) 225-1888 to RSVP. Suggested donation of $50.