I wish to congratulate Mr. Dan De Leon for having conducted an excellent event such as the Susan Polgar Texas Qualifier.
We decided to post this picture of the participants.
The two tallest players are Courtney Jamison and Julia Jones, both graduated from high school this summer and will be attending college in the next few months.
Although, Claudia did not qualify, it did serve as an invaluable lesson to her on "over-confidence". Her third round draw was a clear example of this statement.
However, the beauty of chess is watching our children grow together. Pictures such as they will be treasured by all as we the parents get older.
Currently, I am 41-years so as a a dad, let me state that "older" means like 20-years in the future.
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