Originally Posted by zia's mom
I must admit though that it definitely smarts getting that rejection letter. It is human nature to wonder if we are imagining his extraordinary intelligence like we also thought he was the cutest baby in the world

I had the identical feeling when we got the letter from the YSP that said dd was not accepted (they have asked for achievement testing, which we don't have just yet). You are not alone!

In regards to your ds's chess win; thanks for sharing such an amazing accomplishment! You must be so proud!