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Is There Chess in Jail?

Hide ya kids, hide ya wife and hide ya husbands, too because chess is being played everywhere! Six men who frequent Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan to play chess—at (get this) the designated, built-in chess tables—had their game busted by a group of cops in late October for their “failure to comply with signs.” [...]

By |December 30th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Is There Chess in Jail?

Chess 'peace' for park players

It's check and mate for a group of men who were facing jail time for playing chess in an Upper Manhattan park. Three of the six men who were slapped with summonses for playing chess in Inwood Hill Park in October were given adjournments in contemplation of dismissal yesterday -- meaning if they stay out [...]

By |December 29th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Chess 'peace' for park players

Chess 'peace'

It's check and mate for a group of men who were facing jail time for playing chess in an Upper Manhattan park. Three of the six men who were slapped with summonses for playing chess in Inwood Hill Park in October were given adjournments in contemplation of dismissal yesterday -- meaning if they stay out [...]

By |December 29th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Chess 'peace'