Chess Lecture and Simul Series: International Master Farai Mandizh

Learn play techniques from world-renowned chess experts and put your skills to the test at the newly restored Chess & Checkers House!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the inclement weather forecast for Saturday, July 13, the Chess Lecture & Simul/Beginner Workshop with Farai Mandizha has been relocated to a nearby indoor location.

830 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor (Art Gallery)
New York, NY 10065

If you plan to attend, enter the Arsenal through the south end entrance and take either the stairs or the elevator to the 3rd floor (Arsenal Art Gallery).

Grandmaster Irina Krush

Farai Mandizha is an International Master and inspirational chess coach known for his unique tactical playing style. He has personally participated in the Chess Olympiad since 2012. Farai now leads the nationally award-winning Hunter College Elementary School chess teams in New York City. His teaching style centers around helping students understand the unique properties of each piece and the various ways they cooperate to form the best winning strategy. To Farai, the essence of chess is in its constant change, not memorized strategy. Hence, he focuses on all phases of the game, helping students take in and interpret information from the entire chessboard and teaching them how to be better players and, more importantly, better thinkers.

This event is free. Register in advance to secure your spot in the simul or the Chess for Beginners Workshop. Registration opens one month prior to the scheduled program date. A limited number of walk-up spaces will be available on a first-come, first-served

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