Family Chess Night at Bookmans- Off the rook

January 24, 2011

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”

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