Chess is a Hit !!!

Came across such a cool story today from NY1 TV channel. See video below. It’s about Chess in NY schools during lunch breaks! How cool is that 🙂

Chess changed my life! My father taught me when I was 4 years old and I played professional chess for many years. This is me playing chess in former U.S.S.R during communism. I was so little (I’m the baby one in this pic) ;  I did pretty well in that tournament. Can not tell you how much I LOVE this game!!! I’m hoping to include a chess program in every school we build.

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It’s inspiring to see the pilot program working and kids being so excited about it.