• the queens gambit Nov 24, 2020

    Checkmate! ‘The Queen's Gambit' Sets a New Record at Netflix

    It seems a lot of you are fans of chess. At or at least watching a story about a young chess prodigy and her compelling tale. Netflix just announced that “The Queen’s Gambit” was viewed in a record-setting 62-million households, making it the biggest limited scripted series ever for the streamer. It’s also the number one streaming series in...

  • Darien Nov 13, 2020

    10-Year-Old Darien Native Becomes Nationally Recognized Chess Player

    Darien native Jasmine Su has been finding her joy in the game of chess ever since she was seven years old. “My dad introduced this game to me and I’ve been hooked since,” said Jasmine Su. And now at the age of 10, she’s not only making moves on the board but in the rankings, as she’s been named...

  • chess Nov 13, 2020

    10-Year-Old Darien Girl A National Chess Star

    Darien native Jasmine Su has been finding her joy in the game of chess ever since she was 7 years old. And at the age of 10 she’s not only making moves on the board but in the rankings…as she’s been named by the United States Chess Federation one of the top players in her age bracket in the...

  • In Their Shoes Jan 4, 2020

    In Their Shoes: Chess Instructor

    The game of chess is about much more than capturing pawns and closing in on the king. Chess instructor Jim Santorelli teaches kids skills they’ll use their entire lives.

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