Chess Center

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Chess players in Wichita have a new place to make all the right -- and sometimes wrong -- moves.

The William Sanders Independent World Chess Championships Incorporated Facility opened yesterday.

The center is named after William Sanders, a chess enthusiast who has contributed time and money getting people, especially children, interested in the game. Sanders is also father of NFL running back Barry Sanders.

Anthony Winn is the facility's executive director. He says the center took three years to organize and will provide a place for the more than 100 members to play and take classes.

Winn says he wants to host a celebrity tournament in August.