Every move you make...

From left, John Winegard, an up-and-coming chess player in the NorthEast-Millerton Library’s Chess Club, rose to the challenge in his battle against Dan McMullan, the winner of the first Millerton Chess Championship.Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

MILLERTON — Strategic minds were challenged to a battle on the chess board as the NorthEast-Millerton Library hosted the Fourth Annual Millerton Chess Open on Saturday, Aug. 10. Sponsored by the library’s Chess Club, the tournament kicked off the first round of games at 10 a.m., ushering in a medley of players ages five to 75. Focusing their attention entirely on the game, the players were careful to calculate each move in their advancement across the chess board.

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