Chess in the Square
Jayden Alexis, 9, closes his eyes as his opponent makes a move during a youth chess tournament on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Hodges Square in New London. The event was hosted by the Public Library of New London which holds a weekly chess club for players of all ages on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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