Check out these beautiful photos of the 4th Annual Chess Fest. All photos are courtesy of Jeff Smith. Visit his website at www.jeffsmithusa.com.
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Join 9 Queens, Bookmans, Mrs. Tiggy Winkles Toys, and the Pima County Public Library on June 11 at the Hotel Congress for a live concert from Harry and the Potters and wizard chess on a life-size board! All events are free and part of the Second Saturdays Series in Downtown Tucson.
Join us on Wednesday, May 4 from 7-9 pm for another free family chess night at Bookmans on Speedway and Wilmot. There will be pick up games, lessons, and prizes for anyone who can solve the puzzle of the month. This month’s puzzle is called the “Gentle Bishop” puzzle. The object is to place 14 bishops on the board at the same time so that no two bishops attack each other. Bring the solution on Wednesday and win a prize!
Next Wednesday, March 2 from 7-9 is Family Chess Night at Bookmans on Speedway and Wilmot. Come by for pick up games, free chess lessons, and prizes. This month’s puzzle is called “Knight’s Tour” in which the object is to move a knight, starting from any square on a chessboard, to every other square, landing on each square only once. Come by with a solution and win a gift certificate from Bookmans! As always beginners welcome! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date for the next Chess Fest on April 2 from 2-5 at the Hotel Congress. This year’s theme is Through the Looking Glass and will feature two-time American Women’s Chess Champion Jennifer Shahade as the the Red Queen. More info to come!