Greenpoint chess club raises funds for nationals

The chess club of a Greenpoint school is raising money so it can attend a national competition. Budgets cuts have caused P.S. 31's Brooklyn Kings

P.S. 31's Brooklyn Kings Chess Club is looking to raise money to travel to the nationals in Nashville, Tennessee.

P.S. 31's Brooklyn Kings Chess Club is looking to raise money to travel to the nationals in Nashville, Tennessee. (4/7/15)

BROOKLYN - The chess club of a Greenpoint school is raising money so it can attend a national competition.

Budgets cuts have caused P.S. 31's Brooklyn Kings Chess Club to look to raise $15,000 to travel to the nationals in Nashville, Tennessee.

The pint-sized strategy lovers say they enjoy the game because it also helps improve their thinking and mathematics skills. They have a history of winning, with a hallway full of trophies to prove it.

The club has so far raised more than $9,000.

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