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Awonder Liang, 10, of Madison, Wis., ponders his next move during Saturday's Okoboji Open chess tournament. Liang is the youngest U.S. chess master in history.(Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

Okoboji chess tournament attracts young and old

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OKOBOJI, Iowa -- The seventh annual Okoboji Open, the largest chess tournament in the tri-state area, took place Friday through Sunday at the Arrowwood Resort.


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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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