Julie's Reviews > Game of Kings: A Year Among the Oddballs and Geniuses Who Make Up America's Top HighSchool Ches s Team

Game of Kings by Michael Weinreb
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Oct 11, 2008

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This was a cute book from my perspective as a high school teacher. I loved the profiles of the students, who were surprisingly varied individuals, connected by their personal relationships to a game. I never "got" chess, but it's clear that it's more than a game to these kids. It's an identity.

Also, from an education perspective, the details about Murrow High School in Brooklyn were fascinating.

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