‘Living My Best Life’ event included combo of basketball and chess

Participating chess players get ready to start the tournament.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Young Kings & Queens Chess Club held their ‘Living My Best Life’ event, which included a chess tournament and basketball game, on Saturday, December 14.

Chess tournament trophies.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The event, which featured high school students from the Academy for Scholarship and Entrepreneurship, Worldview High School and the Bronxwood Preparatory Academy, was held to focus on the mind and body of Bronx youth, as well as improve their self esteem. In total, nearly 200 students, parents and other Bronx residents attended the event.

YKQCC founder and executive director Romeo Davis (green shirt), BPA Chess Club coach Paul Campanella (blue shirt) along with chess and basketball tournament participants.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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