Kids participate in the Chess-in-the-Parks Tournament in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Turn Out In Central Park For Chess-In-The-Parks Tournament

It was a beautiful day to get an outdoor workout Saturday, but mental exercise took over Central Park.


Children playing chess at P.S. 307 in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Line Up To Get Students Into Pioneer Academy’s Chess Program

A game of strategy that helps set the stage for success at a Queens elementary school has parents lining up to enroll their kids.


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Rubber Duck, Chess Inducted Into National Toy Hall Of Fame

Rubber ducks have been immortalized in song. Now they’ve been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.


Hundreds of chess tables were set up in Central Park on Saturday. (Credit CBS 2)

Massive Chess Event Takes Central Park By Storm

It was all a part of the 13th annual Chess In The parks festival, the largest outdoor chess event in the nation.


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Upper West Side School Teaches Pre-Schoolers Chess

The game of chess is challenging to learn, but in New York City, 3- and 4-year-old children are learning to play and seem to be captivated by it.


Photo Credit: The Village Chess Shop

NYC’s 3 Best Date Spots For Intellectuals

Writers Jack Murninghan and Maura Kelly share their tips for landing yourself a perfectly geeky date in New York City.

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Nonprofit Brings Chess Into The Classroom

When you think about the game of chess, you think about concentration, making good choices and having great sportsmanship, but a nonprofit is making players think about good grades, high attendance and lifelong friends.