Nice move, Yeshiva

December 25, 2009 by Daniel Kaye
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A designated “no study” night at Sydney Yeshiva Center saw books replaced by chessboards as one bocher challenged 30 others to play chess against him simultaneously.

Peter Rona works out his next move

Fifteen players took up the challenge made by Yeshiva member Peter Rona.

The evening was arranged to substitute Torah for chess as the Chabad Lubavitch organisation was following the teachings of the 5th Lubavitch Rebbe that the students should have a night off studying but “not waste time”.

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