It's Your Community - June 26, 2016
Vanessa interviewed Kevin Fite, coach and founder of Detroit City Chess Club and Kameron Wilson a player on the team. Vanessa asked Coach Fite about his motivation behind creating the Detroit City Chess Club and how he led his team to be the number one chess team at nationals. They also discussed other achievements and success the club has had since Coach Fite founded the club 13 years ago. Vanessa also asked Coach Fite what age and other requirements those who are seeking to become a member of the chess club must meet in order to be a part of the team. Vanessa discussed with Kameron how he came to be a team player at the chess club and how has chess improved his life. They also discussed what it has been like for Kameron, to be coached by Fite. Finally, they spoke about how Kameron first learned about the game of chess and his role on his 5th-grade chess team winning the 2014 K-5 Under 900 Elementary National Championship. For more information on the Detroit City Chess Club and how you can register, log onto www.youngdetroitthinkers.org.