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James Black Jr. King of Chessboard: Bed Stuy Youth wins

It’s morning at I.S. 318 on Walton Street in Williamsburg and James Black, Jr., 12, looked across the chessboard at his opponent, coach Elizabeth Vicray, and hit the timer with his right hand. “Checkmate,” he said, smiling. And so went another chess victory for Black, Jr., a Bedford-Stuyvesant resident who  is determined to become the […]readmore