We are so excited to announce the launch of Family Chess Nights at Bookmans on Speedway and Wilmot. Join us Wednesday , February 2nd from 7-9 for pick-up games, free chess lessons, puzzles and prizes. This event is perfect for everyone- from seasoned chess pros to complete beginners there will be fun and activities for all!
February Puzzle of the Month
Off the Rook
Here is the challenge: place 8 rooks on the board so that they are attacking every square on the board except the four center squares (d4,d5,e4,e5). Anyone who can solve the puzzle of the month- “Off the Rook” will win a 9 Queens t-shirt and gift certificate from Bookmans.
*Adampted from Jeff Coakley’s “Winning Chess Skills Puzzles for Kids Vol 2”