It doesn't matter whether you've ever touched a pawn in your life or you're a Grandmaster, tomorrow's chess festival has something for everyone with even a passing interest in the game.
There's learn-to-play classes for beginners, clinics for intermediate players, checkmate lessons for the experts, a pick-up chess area and play against simulated chess masters.
What: Chess Festival
Where: Dr. Ronald McNair Park where Eastern Parkway, Washington Avenue and Classson Avenue meet
When: Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 am-4 pm.
Who: All chess loving people
Cost: Free and open to the public
Other info: Pre-register at bkchessfestival.eventbrite.com