The (HHCF)is the worlds first non-profit fusing music, chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. The HHCF hosts celebrity chess events where underserved youth play chess for educational scholarships and engage cultural icons from various backgrounds. By blending logic and art we pave new paths to greatness for American youth.Follow us @hiphopchess on twitter!
HHCF Hosts Beginners Chess Tournament at Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
Will Give Tix to Black Panther Movie tickets for the Winners!!
Hip-Hop Chess Federation Gives Movie Tix to see Black Panther Movie
East Palo Alto, CA- Feb. 6, 2018- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce that it will be hosting a chess tournament for beginners only in East Palo Alto on February 20, 2018. The goal is to help teens get comfortable playing the game in a competition setting. The top 4 players will win tickets to see the movie Black Panther! Any participants cannot be rated competitive players. This is for teens new to the game.
It happens Tuesday Feb 20, at 6:30 PM at Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula located at 2031 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA. “Our program teaches young people how to think under pressure” said Hip-Hop Chess Federation Founder Adisa Banjoko and author of Bobby, Bruce & the Bronx: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess. We will give tickets to the top 4 players ”. Any youth or teen players who want to be eligible for the tickets MUST attend beginners classes Tues the 13th and Thurs 16th at BGCP. Teen classes are 6-7:30 PM and includes dinner. No previous experience in playing the game is needed. Only a willingness to learn! Sign up at BGCP, all the classes are free.
About HHCF: HHCF Chess and Life Strategies program has been featured in Forbes, NY Times, andKPIX TV. Adisa Banjoko is respected as a leader in education innovation after his lectures at Harvard,Oberlin, and U Conn. His work focuses on the power of fusing STEAM and STEM concepts to help kids and teens learn more effectively. In 2014 the impact of the HHCF was celebrated in the Living Like Kings record breaking exhibit at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, MO. Interested parents, teachers and teens should visit Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula to register.