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There is somebody who can beat NFL MVP Shaun Alexander at his own game. Erik Anderson, the founder of the American Foundation for Chess? Alexander said the Seattle-area entrepreneur is the last person to beat him at one of his many loves outside of football. "Yep, first or second week of the season. But he got lucky," Alexander said, feigning disgust.
Wendi Fischer, vice president of America’s Foundation for Chess, said First Move uses chess as a learning tool to teach higher-level thinking skills. “Kids see chess as a game, and second and third graders love to play games,” said Fischer, a former teacher. “But inherent in the game of chess are skills such as learning to think ahead, see relationships, and see patterns.”