Welcome to the official "Community Chess Club of Rochester" ("CCCR") blog which includes chess news and event information. The "Rochester Chess Center chess club" is a separate USCF affiliate. You are encouraged to visit the Rochester Chess Center where both affiliates run a variety of excellent tournaments. Both chess clubs work together to promote chess. Tournament announcements will be posted here. Contact us at 585-442-2430. Thanks for visiting!
Friday, October 18, 2013
Chess Movie "Brooklyn Castle" - Watch free on PBS
This public-school powerhouse in junior high chess
competitions has won more than 30 national championships, the most of
any school in the country. Its squad boasts so many strong players that
the late Albert Einstein, would rank fourth if he were on the team. Most
astoundingly, I.S. 318 is a Brooklyn school that serves mostly minority
students from families living below the poverty line.