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Chess Helps Teen with Autism Excel

February 28, 2014

St. Louis, Missouri high school senior Max Chaney is an idol to many of the students on his chess team. Max has autism and he joined the team as a freshman and worked his way up to captain. Chess Coach, Rick Nelson, is so impressed with Max's abilities he often wonders about the untapped potential of other individuals with autism. Watch the KTVI-TV report above for the full story.