Anthony Winn, founder of tournament sponsor Independent World Chess Championship Inc., said he remains dedicated to promoting chess in Kansas.He
took up the cause in 2000, after moving to Wichita from Topeka.
gets young players to participate in tournaments by establishing chess programs at places such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas and at Colvin and Atwater neighborhood city halls.This year, Winn will start four classes at West High School to bring even more students to the game.
"Reading, writing and arithmetic are not enough anymore," Winn
said of today's curriculum.