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East Village »

Math Whiz Busted in $100M Gambling Ring Now Teaching Kids Chess

Noah Siegel, a former chess prodigy, has been volunteering at his local YMCA for the past year.

East Village »

East Village's Champion Chess Team Heads to Nationals

The middle school chess team at East Side Community High School recently won a citywide title.

Greenwich Village »

Board Game Cafe Makes Play for New Audience at Closed Village Chess Shop

The owner of The Uncommons said he wants to continue the legacy of chess on Thompson Street.

Upper West Side »

3-Year-Olds Poised to Become Chess Grand Masters at UWS Preschool

Toddlers at  Goddard Preschool  are learning how to play chess. 

Central Harlem »

Russian Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Visits Success Academy Harlem

Chess legend Garry Kasparov said the game has great benefits for students.

Park Slope »

Park Slope's P.S. 282 Chess Team Triumphs at National Tournament

The P.S. 282 chess team won trophies in five categories at the United States Chess Federation tournament.

Inwood »

Inwood Chess Team Raises Cash for Trip to National Competition

The chess club at P.S. 98 Shorac Kappock is trying to raise money to compete in Nashville.

New York City »

Superstar City Kids Let Their Talents Shine From a Young Age

Talented New York City kids develop expertise in areas from chess to music composition.

Chelsea »

Championship Chelsea Chess Team Loses Coaching Program

The national champions at the NYC Lab School no longer have access to a chess-instruction program.

Brooklyn Heights »

Belly Dancing, Volleyball, Kayaking and More at Brooklyn's Waterfront Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park offers nearly 400 free activities this summer.

Greenwich Village »

World's No. 1 Chess Champ Leads Weeklong Camp

Global chess champ Magnus Carlsen will share his techniques at a weeklong chess camp.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Kids Win Top Prize at National Chess Contest

NYC Lab School's sixth-grade chess team got top honors at the U.S. Chess Federation Championships.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Young Manhattan Chess Prodigies Take on World's Best Players

Five area chess prodigies have gotten so good at such an early age that they are now heading overseas to play against the best young chess minds in the world.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Chess Champs Honored by Schools Chief

The Yung Wing School's "Panda Pawns" were the first elementary-school team to beat high-schoolers in a national contest.

Harlem »

Mayor's Cup Chess Championship Coming to Harlem

Students in grades K-12 will bid for the title of "Best in the City" during the competition this weekend in Harlem.

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