Chess-fan Clan plans tourney
Tucson, Arizona Published: 12.04.2008
— Kevin W. Smith

The rappers in Wu-Tang Clan have always incorporated the game of chess into their lyrics, particularly chess fanatics RZA and GZA.
This year, RZA launched, where players from around the world meet and compete.

Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., will host a Wu-Chess tournament at 5 p.m. Monday. The Wu-Tang Clan will perform at the Rialto Theatre across the street a few hours later.

A similar tournament was held at Club Congress when RZA played a solo show at the Rialto in June. At that event, music played while lots of people played matches.

The WuChess tournament is free, and you may find yourself challenging RZA or GZA. More information is available at and


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