Spare Times
Published: September 2, 2010

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD CHESS TOURNAMENT, featuring separate matches for adults and children, will take place on Monday, with registration beginning at 9 a.m., at the John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, Main Barn, 400 Route 22, Katonah. Matches for children up to age 12 will run through noon, and adult matches will go on until 4 p.m.; participants should provide their own chessboards, chess sets and clocks as well as any food or refreshments. The annual event is sponsored by the Historic Site and the Max Pavey Chess Club. Hourly house tours go on from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; (914) 232-5651; The chess tournament is free, but the house tour is $7; $5 for 62+ and students; free for those 12 and younger.

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