Kobe and Kopec say, ‘Play Chess’!

Today Pine Forest campers learned from the best. Visiting world
renowned chess champion Danny Kopec arrived to teach beginning to advanced
players. (We have some campers who do play competitively).
     A professor and former chess camp director, Danny is considered one
of the most talented home-bred players in the US. Dr. Kopec was New York
High School Champion at 14, National Master at 17, Scottish Champion in
1980, 2nd-equal in the Canadian Closed in 1984, and International Master
in 1985. When he was 15 he invented what has become an internationally
recognized anti-Sicilian weapon known as The Kopec System.

“These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.”
-Kobe Bryant

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