Norman Siegel

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Chess Players Beat City

(via) Pawn takes rook, check mate! As everyone had hoped those rascally Inwood chess players were vindicated in court today when a judge threw out the NYPD's case, saying that summonses were wrong. Which—since the tickets were for being in a park after hours and were written at 2 p.m.—they were. Of course, this doesn't [...]

By |January 5th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess Players Beat City

3 busted chess players out of park rap

It's endgame for three men who were charged with playing chess in an Upper Manhattan park. Three of the six men who were slapped with summonses for playing chess in Inwood Hill park this past October were given adjournments in contemtplation of dismissals this morning -- meaning if they stay out of trouble with the [...]

By |December 29th, 2010|news|Comments Off on 3 busted chess players out of park rap