You’re Invited!  Celebrate National Chess Day at the Richmond Chess Festival, Saturday, October 8th, 11 am to 4 pm at COBIZ Richmond (easy access and free weekend parking at the adjacent Richmond BART Station)!  Join the West Coast Chess Alliance and BCS for a FUN DAY of FREE, unrated, stress-free chess: a quad, casual games, bughouse, and more!  For Covid safety, individually wrapped refreshments will be served!  We ask that masks be worn when not eating, and participants be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.  Proof of vaccination can be emailed to (put Chess Festival in the subject line!) or shown at the door.  Preregistration is recommended for this free event, as space is limited.  For more information, contact TC “the Black Knight” Ball: (510) 439-6311, To register, click on the link below.  We look forward to seeing you!