Homeschooled 9 year old Chess Champion
WEST JORDAN — Chess champion Kayden Troff had his picture taken for the newspaper earlier this week. He’s 9.
He is, perhaps, a bit more mature than your average 9-year-old. But still, he’s 9. As the camera flashed, Kayden’s face froze into a lockjaw version of a smile.
He can concentrate on a chess board for hours at a time. He can play against adults and beat them. But Kayden also has a tendency to twist the top of his ears when he’s asked to talk about himself. He can feel awkward about having his photo taken. In short, he can act like any other kid his age. Read more…