The 1st Annual Chess Kings Invitational will bring together today’s top Entertainers, Athletes and Chess Icons to participate in the Life Strategies: The Blue Print for Victory Panel.
This panel will feature legendary rapper RZA of the Wutang Clan, Chess Icon and author of the bestselling Art of Learning, Josh Waitzkin and other Hip-Hop and business notables explaining how the positive aspects of Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts have given them a platform to succeed in other areas of their life. This is perfect for youth's in search of achieving their goals as well as businesspersons looking to find a new edge for their craft.
The panel will be followed by an all-star chess tournament and the invitational scholarship tournament. The scholarship tournament includes students from the Oakland Unified School District and Unity Care a group dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the foster care system.
Other events include sponsor demonstrations, silent auction, scholarship award ceremony and the HHCF Champion Belt ceremony
Check out the website for more information.
Made possible by the Hip-Hop Chess Federation with support from Ubisoft, Chesspark.com, Chessmaster, CalChess, the Commonwealth Club and more.
Official Website: http://www.hiphopchessfederation.com/
Added by chesspark on September 20, 2007
THIS WAS EVENT WAS CRAZY FUN!
Be sure to buy your tickets in advance to guarantee entrance. Every event to date has sold out and reached compacity. At this time, tickets are not scheduled to be sold at the door.