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:

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


Eastern Parkway between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue in Dr. Ronald McNair Park Accessible
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Event Organizer

Brooklyn Recreation

Contact Number

(718) 965-8937

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