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The community is invited to participate in a free chess tournament next month at the Shields-Reid Community Center in Richmond.

The 2nd Annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament will take place Saturday Sept. 9 at the center at 1410 Kelsey Ave. in Richmond.

Registration runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the day of the event, with rounds occurring at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

This chess tournament is sponsored by the West Coast Chess Alliance and the City of Richmond Community Service Department.

All ages and playing levels are invited to the Quad-format tournament. For more information and to register, contact: or tournament director TC Ball (510) 439-6311.