9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.
Come and join us for two hours of chess and chess puzzles at the Speedway/Wilmot Bookmans location. During January we will be meeting at 6pm to 8pm the last Friday of the month. See you there!Categories: Uncategorized
In honor of the release of Brooklyn Castle this week, the October puzzle of the month comes from a game between IS 318k teacher Elizabeth Spiegel and former IS 318k student Rochelle Ballantyne. In the position below Elizabeth is playing black.
Can you find a way for black to win a piece?
Bring the solution to this puzzle to our October Family Chess Night and win a prize!
If you haven’t seen the trailer for Brooklyn Castle yet, watch it here.Categories: Chess Event / Tactics / video / Women in chess
We had a blast celebrating National Chess Day with Bookmans! National Master Amanda Mateer took on 25 people in the simultaneous exhibition- winning 22 games and drawing 3. We also had free chess lessons, face painting and cupcakes for all the participants. Thanks to Jeff Smith for the beautiful photos!Categories: Uncategorized
Can you solve the August puzzle of the month? Black to move and mate in three.
Bring your solution to Bookman’s on Ina, Thursday August 16, 6:30-8:30 pm and win a prize. Join us for a game of chess. All skill levels and ages welcome. If you want to learn to play we will show you how.
Be cool and take a chance to beat your opponent while beating the heat. See you there!Categories: Chess Event