National Champion Chess Team Moves To Webster University

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(KTVI)-- After winning two national championships, the entire Texas Tech chess team is transferring to Webster University.

The University promised the team more funding and gave all seven members of the team scholarships.

Members of the St. Louis Chess Club are excited about the move.  "I think people will soon realize just how amazing a move like this is and how strong of a program Webster will have in the chess universe", said Eexecutive Director Tony Rich

A member of the former Texas Tech team said, " St. Louis is the center of chess in America and beleive this is the perfect fit for the team."

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