Chess & Backgammon
Play Chess & Backgammon at a designated area, located in the 40th Street Plaza. See our Chess Host for equipment, to be paired for a game, or to discuss your next move. Free to play and all are welcome.
Beginner Chess SocialsMay - August
Thursdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join other beginners to learn the basics of this ultimate game of strategy.
Chess TournamentsJune 12, July 17
Sundays, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Small fee required. Visit Tri-State Chess for details and registration. Cash prizes for winners.
Host a Party at Chess & Backgammon
Chess is great fun for a birthday party. You bring the cake and we’ll provide group lessons, chess problems, or a mini-tournament.
If you'd like refreshments, we're happy to connect you to our excellent onsite food kiosks. Afterward, celebrate with drinks and no-wait entry at Manhattan's hottest after-work scenes, Bryant Park Cafe and Southwest Porch.
To inquire about availability and fees, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- April – October
- Daily: 11:00am – 8:00pm
- All hours are weather permitting.
Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon are endorsed by the Marshall Chess Foundation.
For information about Marshall Chess Club memberships, lectures, films, and tournaments call: 212-477-3716.