Western Mass Scholastic Chess League

The game of competitive chess is making its way back into the pioneer valley school system. If coaches Jose Linares and Micah Winston have their way, the success of the game will pave the way for a western Mass scholastic chess league. Connecting Point’s Brian Sullivan visited Agwam’s Roberta G. Doering Middle School and Southwick’s Powder Mill Middle School to see some 5th and 6th graders’ chess skills in action.

This segment originally aired on January 22, 2019.