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Posted at 8:00 AM ET, 04/12/2010

UMBC wins 6th chess championship

By Washington Post editors

The team from the University of Maryland Baltimore County has won the "Final Four" of chess and will bring its sixth college chess championship back to Maryland, The Baltimore Sun reports.

UMBC has dominated the college chess world, bringing home six championships in the past 10 years. The weekend-long tournament was held at the University of Texas at Brownsville and included that college as well as the University of Texas at Dallas, UMBC and Texas Tech University.

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By Washington Post editors  | April 12, 2010; 8:00 AM ET
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Congratulations you guys. Another banner to the rafters!
(um, do they have banners for chess?)

Posted by: RichinVA | April 12, 2010 9:01 AM | Report abuse

Awesome performance in a very competitive field! All four teams were very strong.

Posted by: asheron | April 12, 2010 1:40 PM | Report abuse

Check and Mate!

Posted by: MarilynManson | April 12, 2010 2:10 PM | Report abuse

That's cool and all, but some of those guys are 30. Are they grad students or something?

Posted by: awiseman1 | April 12, 2010 4:11 PM | Report abuse

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