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Brooklyn Chess Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

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Learn to play chess, sharpen your game, meet and play a chess master, and much more.

This festival is free and open to the public. Chess boards will be provided.

Activities include:

  • Learn-to-play chess clinics for all levels
  • Pick-up chess games
  • Simul-play featuring seven-time Women's World Champion and international Grand Master Irina Krush. First come, first served.
  • Play a Master: International Chess master Yaacov Norowitz, World Chess federation's Andrey Krasnov and National Master Azeez Alade
  • Film Barn Blitz Tournament
  • Kids Chess Tournament- Scholastics for grades one through eight. To participate in the Kids Tournament, you must register here: newyorkchessandgames.com/brooklynchessfestival

Registration
Please register here to sign up to attend the Brooklyn Chess Festival. Simul-play is first come, first served onsite on the day of the festival. To register your child for the Kids Chess Tournament, please visit newyorkchessandgames.com/brooklynchessfestival.

Location

Eastern Parkway between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue in Dr. Ronald McNair Park Accessible
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Brooklyn Recreation

Contact Number

(718) 965-8937

Contact Email

ronee.mattingly@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Games

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