Photo by myself in Bryant Park, at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue.
What looks like an intense battle of killer chess was actually a good-natured game between acquaintances.
I was truly surprised by how friendly and light-hearted the crowd at Bryant Park was. People seemed to know each other and were having a good time. The instructor told me that the same players convene every day during the summer months.
Below, a rapid fire game, where each player had three minutes on the clock. At one point, it was a flurry of hands.
For the Bryant Park chess page, click here.
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