Photos: Youth chess tournament in San Antonio

Photos: Youth chess tournament in San Antonio

Credit: Monica Jacob / KENS 5 viewer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas: March 29 -- Rackspace Hosting hosted over 300 students at the Rackspace Castle in northeast San Antonio for the 2nd annual Rackspace Youth Chess Tournament -- the largest youth chess event in the city. The tourney included five rounds of competition, free food, an award ceremony and Great American Cookie pulled out all the stops to decorate a giant pastry. The free event allows chess players in all grade levels to stimulate their logical thinking skills and creative problem solving techniques while having fun. Rackspace CEO Graham Weston was in attendance, cheering on his son and hundreds of others.

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Posted on March 29, 2014 at 5:13 PM

SAN ANTONIO — Rackspace Hosting hosted more than 300 students at the Rackspace Castle in northeast San Antonio for the 2nd annual Rackspace Youth Chess Tournament — the largest youth chess event in the city.

The tourney included five rounds of competition, free food, an award ceremony and Great American Cookie pulled out all the stops to decorate a giant pastry.

The free event allows chess players in all grade levels to stimulate their logical thinking skills and creative problem solving techniques while having fun.

Rackspace CEO Graham Weston was in attendance, cheering on his son and hundreds of others.

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