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VIDEO: Teen girl set to become 1st female African American chess master

Rochelle Ballantyne ranks among the nation's top competitive chess players
Posted: 29/10/2012 05:32 PM
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A 17-YEAR-OLD girl from Brooklyn, New York is blazing a trail through the US chess ranks.

Rochelle Ballantyne is poised to become the first African-American female to attain the ranking of chess master.

"I've never been the first anything so having that title next to my name is gonna... oh man, it's gonna feel amazing," Ballantyne said. - CNN