CONGRATS TO ROB (#3) AND DAVID (#9)!
This weekend, a new film, Brooklyn CastleÂ opens.Â Brooklyn Castle is a documentary about I.S. 318, a Brooklyn public school that’s home to the most winning junior high school chess team in the country.
To celebrate the launch of the film, there will be five hours of free chess lessons offered to the public by students Pobo, Alexis and Patrick featured in the film Brooklyn Castle.Â Lessons will be held at Sara D. Roosevelt Park at the corner of Houston and Chrystie from 12-5 pm on Saturday. Two Grandmaster players from New York Cityâ€™s Marshall Club will also will also be on hand to offer lessons and chess tips: Grandmaster Robert Hess from 12pm â€“ 2pm and 4-time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion and Grandmaster Irina Krush from 2pm â€“ 4pm.Â If youâ€™ve ever wanted to learn chess or perfect your game, now is the time.
But thatâ€™s not all â€“ weâ€™re giving away two pairs of tickets to the 2:30 pm showing of Brooklyn Castle on Saturday, October 20, at Landmark Sunshine Cinemas.
HOW TO ENTER
To win a pair of tickets to Brooklyn Castle, comment below with your favorite neighborhood in NYC. Please leave a comment by 11:50 pm EST on 10/17.