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chess tournament at
E. Elmhurst school
BY MAX PARROTT
Councilman Francisco Moya will host
the fi rst-ever Chess Challenge tournament
for about 200 kindergarten through
eighth-grade students at East Elmhurst
Tournament play will last from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at P.S. 329Q,
26-25 97th St., East Elmhurst.
Moya’s co-host is Chess in the Schools,
a nonprofi t organization dedicated to
encouraging intellectual and social development
among low-income young people
through chess education. Th e organization
has has taught chess to more
than 500,000 students in low-income New
York City public schools since 1986.
Th e event was made possible by funding
that Moya allocated to Chess in the
Schools for the fi scal year 2020. Th e tournament
will feature sections for both
ranked and unranked players.
Th e tournament will involve a 3:15 p.m.
award ceremony. Chess in the Schools
President Debbie Eastburn and Moya will
present awards and citations from the
New York City Council.
THE 8TH ANNUAL
Yur Hme f the Hliday
DEC 20 AT 11AM, DEC 21 AT 2&6PM
& DEC 22 AT 3PM
JAN 31 AT 11AM & FEB 1 AT 2&7PM
FOR TICKETS CALL 516.323.4444
OR VISIT WWW.MADISONTHEATRENY.ORG