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Taking Chess To The Next Level In Chattanooga

Anthony Gladden, left, with an opponent at right.
Kingship Chess Academy / Facebook / February 2020
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Last year, Anthony Gladden founded Kingship Chess Academy - teaching kids eager to learn chess here in Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

He recently told me while the pandemic does present its challenges in teaching chess, it isn’t slowing him down one bit.    

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