YK&Q Chess Club Hosts Chess, Basketball Tourney

Romeo Davis (front, l), YK&QCC founder; Senator Bailey (back, 2nd from l) and Assembly Speaker Heastie (front, 2nd from r) with BTW’s team.
Photo courtesy of Romeo Davis

Young Kings & Queens Chess Club and BTW presented a two-day chess and basketball event on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25. Over 300 people attended Saturday’s semi-finals and over 400 people attended the championship game on Sunday including Senator Jamaal Bailey and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Over 95 men and women, ages 4 to 72-years-old, participated in the chess tournament.

The teams were eager to play.
Photo courtesy of Romeo Davis

Local youth enjoyed playing chess against each other.
Photo courtesy of Romeo Davis

Local youth helped their friends as they played chess in the park.
Photo courtesy of Romeo Davis

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