6. Sep, 2021

Chess during the pandemic

“Chess is really fun because it is a mental game; you always have to stay alert,” said Asif Anzum,  Vice President of the Bronx Science Chess Club. Anzum started playing chess in elementary school, but his preoccupation with other activities kept him away from the game in middle and high school. At least that was the case until last year, when he was able to rediscover his love for the game thanks to the free time afforded to him by the pandemic. 

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