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Ethan Lee, 8, a 2nd-grader from Elmont, focuses (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Ethan Lee, 8, a 2nd-grader from Elmont, focuses on his next move while competing in the Long Island Chess Nuts tournament. (May 11, 2013).

Long Island Chess Nuts

Children compete in a chess tournament, which was organized by "Long Island Chess Nuts," at Jericho High School.

Hundreds of young chess players from across Long
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Hundreds of young chess players from across Long Island competed in a tournament organized by Long Island Chess Nuts, held at Jericho High School. (May 11, 2013)

Jordan Klein, 11, from Stony Brook, right, focuses
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Jordan Klein, 11, from Stony Brook, right, focuses on his next move while competing with hundreds of young chess players from across Long Island. (May 11, 2013)

Jasmine Alagna, a 5th-grader from Centennial Avenue Elementary
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Jasmine Alagna, a 5th-grader from Centennial Avenue Elementary School in Roosevelt, focuses on her next move. (May 11, 2013)

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Isaiah Willock, 10, a 5th-grader at Washington Rose
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Isaiah Willock, 10, a 5th-grader at Washington Rose Elementary School in Roosevelt, is competing in a chess tournament. (May 11, 2013).

Katie Cole, 10, of Roosevelt focuses on her
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Katie Cole, 10, of Roosevelt focuses on her opponent, Joshua Vasuez,10, of Bay Shore as he makes his next move while the two compete in a chess tournament organized by Long Island Chess Nuts. (May 11, 2013)

Chun Liu, 8, a 3rd-grader from Locust Valley,
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Chun Liu, 8, a 3rd-grader from Locust Valley, eyes his opponent's move while competing along with hundreds of young chess players from across Long Island in a tournament organized by Long Island Chess Nuts. (May 11, 2013).

Ethan Lee, 8, a 2nd-grader from Elmont, focuses
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein )

Ethan Lee, 8, a 2nd-grader from Elmont, focuses on his next move while competing in the Long Island Chess Nuts tournament. (May 11, 2013).

Katie Cole, 10, of Roosevelt, left, focuses
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Katie Cole, 10, of Roosevelt, left, focuses on her opponent, Joshua VasQuez,10, of Bay Shore as he makes his next move in their game of chess during the Long Island Chess Nuts tournament. (May 11, 2013).

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