Category Archives: Chess

Exposition Park Library Chess Club: 1991 – 2010 (photos: 2001 – 2005)

The Exposition Park Library Chess Club was one of the most successful and longest running programs in the history of LAPL.   From 1991 – when I first came to Expo – until my retirement in 2010, the club ran … Continue reading

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60 Minutes “Chess Country” video: Benefits of chess

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/chess-country/ CBS 60 Minutes video called “Chess Country” highlights the value of chess for youngsters.  A chess teacher comes to rural -“backward” – Franklin County, Mississippi, teaches chess in the classroom and creates trophy winning chess tournament players (who also … Continue reading

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Chess Demo App

When giving chess lectures at Expo I used a javascript app installed on our club web site instead of a traditional chess demonstration board.  Click here to see the app reinstalled on this site (and you can use it too!). … Continue reading

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