Adults and Youth Compete in Toledo Chess Tournament

. October 10, 2018.
OTR---Chess-Tournament

The game of chess goes back to early civilization, and is believed to originate in 7th century India and refined, culminating in the rules we now know, in 15th century Spain. Jump to Toledo, 2018. Under the suggestion of Warren Woodbery of Jones Leadership Academy, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz has set up a city-wide chess tournament to bring this classic game of strategy to the attention of local students and citizens. Adults and students alike will compete for awards and medals at the competition. Held at the Toledo Public Schools Educational Campus at the former Summit YMCA, the Mayor’s Chess Tournament seeks to expose young minds to the game of chess. $20 for participants over 19 and free for youth. There is no ticket price. Registration 8-9am with the tournament to follow.

Saturday, October 20.
TPS Campus, 
1609 N. Summit St.
419-671-0001 | toledo.oh.gov