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Baltimore's national chess champion to take on Baltimore Orioles

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 23:26:39-04

Baltimore's national chess champion will face new challengers on Friday... the Baltimore Orioles.

Cahree Myrick, 12, will visit players in the locker room and compete in a game of chess before Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.

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Myrick is a seventh grader from Roland Park Elementary/Middle School who recently won his division in the U.S. National Chess Tournament in Nashville.

The competition was between 249 participants from 28 states.