Washington Square News

Anybody for Chess?

Anybody for Chess?

By Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Of all of Washington Square Park's beloved features — from the fountain to the dog park — there is nothing quite like Cornbread, a 20-year veteran of the park's chess scene.

Everyone Should Find Time to Play Chess

Everyone Should Find Time to Play Chess

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There are so many great ways to unwind after a grueling day of classes. However, few distractions can prove as entertaining and mentally stimulating as chess.

Modern Love for a Medieval Game

Modern Love for a Medieval Game

By Venkat Iyer, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

At the World Chess Championship, people of all cultures and political perspectives come together for their love of the game.

Chess Club Draws Social Players

Chess Club Draws Social Players

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU's Chess Club offers a casual way to play the game and meet new people.