Chess Tournament At Cook County Jail Seeks To Teach Inmates Critical Thinking; 'It Makes My Mind Move'Inmates at Cook County Jail have been taking part in a round-robin chess tournament online, competing against inmates from six other countries: Armenia, Belarus, Brazil, England, Italy, and Russia.
Cook County Jail Hosts International Chess TournamentA unique two-day chess tournament will be held at Cook County Jail in Chicago this week.
Lincolnshire Teen Heads To U.S. Junior Chess Championship In St. LouisThe best young chess players in the country are heading to St. Louis this week for the U.S. Junior Championship.
A Strategy For SuccessChicago Police officers and Chicago Public School students waged battle against each other. They clashed alongside kings and queens using counterattacks, blitzes and stalemates. This is all taking place in the game of chess.
Girl Chess Prodigy, 13, Is The Pride Of Her Englewood SchoolTamya Fultz just took home the bronze in the IESA state chess tournament in Peoria. She was the only girl, and the only African American medalist. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Chess Coach Caught In Union Fight Praised At City HallFriend or foe? It depends on who you ask when talking about the coach of a champion chess team in Chicago.
Chess Team Coached By Teacher Who Skipped CTU’s One-Day Strike Wins Championship
Whitney Young Chess Team Wins Fourth State Title In Six YearsThere was a pep rally at one of the best public schools in Chicago this morning and it featured a team that, in most places, might not usually get top billing at a pep rally: the chess team.
Grade Schoolers Take On Chicago Cops In Chess TournamentIt has been a humbling day for some Chicago Police Officers trying their hand at chess against a group of grade-school kids.
Neurologist: Chess A Brain-Builder For All AgesNo matter what your age, a Chicago area neurologist says chess offers a way to improve your brain.
Chess Grandmaster Takes On 10 Jail Inmates Blindfolded, And WinsA chess grandmaster, ranked 3rd in the U.S., put his skill at playing blindfolded to the test Friday at the Cook County Jail, beating ten inmates in two hours, without ever seeing any of the chess boards.
Russian Prisoners Take On Cook County Inmates In Chess MatchThis was not Boris Spassky vs. Bobby Fischer. First, it was a match between prison inmates, not world class chess masters. Second, the Russians won this time.
Dart: Teach Inmates Chess And They'll Learn Valuable SkillsAuthorities hope to teach Cook County Jail inmates some lessons about patience, responsibility and learning from mistakes – by having them play chess.