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50 Plus plans Chess Tournament at Matt Ross Community Center on March 27
POSTED: 03/07/2012
The tournament will take place on March 27 at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty, Overland Park. United State Chess Federation rules will apply, although this is not a USCF-sanctioned event. Refreshments and pastries will be provided and prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place. Participants should bring their own chess board and clock. To find this program in the JCPRD's Activities catalog and online listings, browse first by age-based categories and then by topic-based subcategories. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords "special event."

The cost for this five-hour event is $10 per person. While the JCPRD's 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the District's Registration Department at (913) 831-3359, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.

The JCPRD's Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at

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