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Sign Ups Open for Plaza33 Chess Tournament

Midtown Recess at Plaza33 to host a free chess tournament on October 23. Winner will take home a prize from a 34th Street business.

Angelito Jusay

All chess players are invited to participate in the first-ever Midtown Recess Chess Tournament at Plaza33 on October 23. It’s free and open to everyone, and the winner takes home a prize from a 34th Street business. If you’re interested, you can sign up here. The tournament begins at 4pm and runs until 7pm.   

If you can’t make it to the tournament but want to play chess in a dynamic urban setting, come to a Chess Social at Midtown Recess. Meeting at 5pm–7pm each Monday through October, Chess Socials offer the opportunity to learn the game, meet other enthusiasts, and match wits against opponents of the same skill level. It’s free and open to everyone, regardless of age or skill level. Recess Hosts are there to issue equipment, provide lessons, and arrange matches. 

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