News About the Chess Scene in New Orleans

I came across nice article about the NOLA Chess Club and its efforts in Paul Morphy’s hometown.

Chess Club Brings Love of Game to Uptown New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that often brings people together. Our music, cuisine and even our openness to a good conversation all act as binding forces among residents and visitors from all walks of life. The game of chess has historically served as one of these forces, uniting both rich and poor, novice and expert. Over the past decade, the game’s prevalence and reputation have slowly dwindled in New Orleans. In Uptown, however, one organization is working to change this.

The NOLA Chess Club meets every Sunday at noon…

http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2014/06/chess_club_brings_love_of_game.html

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