LINC begins summer chess

LINC continues to expand its community chess program taking advantage of the summer months to do new things and offer three chess-related activities during June and July. 

First, is the LINC Chess University which teaches LINC staff, volunteers, and chess parents how to play and teach chess during two-week sessions.

The first session is being held at the Plaza Public Library (June 3-14) and the second at Fairmount Community Center in Independence (June 17-28). Register for a session online!

LINC Chess University class at the Plaza Library

LINC Chess University class at the Plaza Library

Second, LINC has organized chess activities in various branches of the Kansas City Public Library on Tuesdays from (4-6 pm) between June 11 to July 30. It also is organizing chess basic classes at the South Independence and the Blue Ridge branches of the Mid-Continent Public Library. Sessions are several Tuesdays starting at 7 pm. Learn more.

Third, LINC is holding two week-long chess camps - one at Warford Elementary in the Hickman Mills School District (June 17-21) and the second at Chouteau Elementary in the North Kansas School District (July 8-12). Register your student online!

LINC continues working to expand the number of elementary, middle and high school students playing chess and looks forward to an exciting year.

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