Red Bank, NJ - On Sunday, June 6, Dr. Edward Allen, a resident of Middletown, a U.S. National Chess Master and Life Master, and two-time winner of the New Jersey State Championship, gave an 18-board simultaneous exhibition. The event was hosted by the Monmouth Chess School and Club and The Community YMCA at the Children's Cultural Center, 51 Monmouth Street location.


Dr. Edward Allen (left) plays against Will Hines of Colts Neck.

Dr. Allen, who generously donated his time and effort, scored a clean sweep, winning all 18 games.  All proceeds for the event were donated to the Community YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign.

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