One of the best chess players in the country will be at Cook County jail to challenge inmates. The Cook County jail has been running an inmate chess program. Ten prisoners have won internal jail tournaments to earn the right to play chess master Timur Gareev. There's one hitch, Gareev will play blindfolded and take on all ten inmates simultaneously. The Cook County Sheriff's Office says Gareev will stay after today's event to talk with inmates about how to improve their games.
Support Your Public Radio Station