Wilmington Urban Chess Initiative Hold First Annual Tourney

Wilmington Urban Chess Initiative Hold First Annual Tourney
January 31 18:26 2016 Print This Article

The Wilmington urban chess initiative held there first annual rated tournament this past weekend.

Ranked players from the states of Maryland, Pennsylvania and as well as Delaware participated in the first annual tourney.

Private organizations, along with individuals notwithstanding public figures who see the value in supporting a organization that is doing positive things for the community where in attendance.

Dr. Tony Allen, Governor Jack Markell, Senator Chris Coons, State Representative John Carney, Cimone Philpotts, Eugene Young “Candidate for Mayor of Wilmington” and WSFS bank donated and or took time out of their weekend schedules to show support.

People claim that nothing positive is happening in the city of Wilmington; the question to then ask, Are you looking hard enough?

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Governor Jack Markell (LEFT) watches two players engage in a game of chess during the Wilmington urban chess initiative first annual chess tourney at Bellevue community center Saturday, Jan, 30, 2016 in Wilmington. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Governor Jack Markell (LEFT) watches two players engage in a game of chess during the Wilmington urban chess initiative first annual chess tourney at Bellevue community center Saturday, Jan, 30, 2016 in Wilmington. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Two players engage in a game of chess during the Wilmington urban chess initiative first annual chess tourney at Bellevue community center Saturday, Jan, 30, 2016 in Wilmington. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Two players engage in a game of chess during the Wilmington urban chess initiative first annual chess tourney at Bellevue community center Saturday, Jan, 30, 2016 in Wilmington. Photo By Saquan Stimpson