On July 23rd the Richmond Metropolitan Grand Prix begins it’s 5 week Summer Chess Fest. King Philidor of the Richmond Chess Initiative promises to beat all comers simultaneously. Winners and strong players may be invited to coach at a Library or Richmond Public School. Come learn how RCI is turning chess into scholarships, jobs, and business opportunities for all ages. Chess gear will be on display and for sale. These events are free, and open to players of all ages and skill levels. Visit www.richmondchessinitiative.wordpress.com for details or call your local Library.
Broad Rock – July 23rd 10-5pm
North 25th Street – July 30th 10-5pm
Main Branch – Regular monthly United States Chess Federation Tournament – Aug 6th 10-5pm
Hull Street – August 13th 10-5pm
Ginter Park – August 20th 10-5pm