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DOROT Westchester


Intergenerational Chess at DOROT

Share your love of the game, play chess with older adults
and help build intergenerational connections
across the chess board.

“One of the best things about playing chess with Mr. B
is how excited we are to see each other.” - Zach, age 13

Mondays from 4:00-5:30.

Youth participants must commit to all sessions.

Program dates:

October 7 - Mandatory youth orientation
October 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9, 16

Students and DOROT Seniors will get to know each other and play chess together. Chess Masters will demonstrate different strategies at each session. Refreshments will be served.

Program Requirements::

button  for 6th - 12th grade students
button  must commit to all sessions
button  understand the game of chess
button  understand the different chess pieces and how to move them

Applicants must complete a phone interview as part of the selection process for this program. Space is limited.

Registration is now closed.

171 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024

Read about the Intergenerational Chess at DOROT in the Wall Street Journal

Meet our founding players and watch how chess bridges the young and the old.
Video by the Forward.

Intergenerational Chess at DOROT is sponsored by the Targoff family and friends

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