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Brooklyn Castle documentary in theaters October 19th
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 21:14
Brooklyn, New York’s Intermediate School 318 is a public school that's home to the most winning junior high school chess team in the USA. A series of deep public school cuts now threatens to undermine the team's hard won success. The award winning documentary Brooklyn Castle, which will be released October 19th, 2012, tells the story. The I.S. 318...
Magnus Carlsen teaching and having fun in the Big Apple
Friday, August 31, 2012 16:46
Between August 19th and 30th Magnus Carlsen and his manager Espen Agdestein spent a long week in New York. Carlsen was at the Chess NYC's Summer Camp for some days, where he played and trained with kids of different strength, and later he met with several interesting figures, including Ken Rogoff and George Soros. Here's big pictorial report. ...