"Rook and Roll" series gives introduction to chess

Chess byElvertBarnesThe Shawnee Public Library is introducing a board game classic in its series "Rook and Roll" Chess, meeting from 10 a.m. to noon twice in October on Saturdays, Oct. 1 and 15, in Community Room A.

Members of the Shawnee Chess Club will be at the library to teach basics of the game, with information that will be helpful to any level of player from beginner to advanced.

All ages are invited, although parent or guardian must accompany any children under age 12, per library policy.

This will be a continuing series on the first and third Saturdays of the month through December. Registration is not required in advance to attend.