Montreal is going to be enlarging a classic hobby this spring for you to check(mate) out.
- A massive maple festival is coming to Old Montreal on April 26
- Quebec's $1.25 'croissant day' returns to Montreal on May 25
- Montreal's FREE musical swing set returns to the Quartier des Spectacles on April 8
- RuPaul's Drag Race "Werq The World" tour is coming to Montreal on October 20
The giant boards consist of all the required pieces to play an official game and each piece is made out of a light plastic that’s easily moveable.
Sure, it might be a little more difficult to strike your opponent’s queen emphatically, but that’s all part of the fun.
The outdoor chess sets will work on a first come, first served basis as there’s no registration or sign-up required.
Now might be a good time to start brushing up on some strategies. Losing at chess is tough but losing on a giant scale is even tougher.
When: May 2 – 31
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Corner of Ste. Catherine and rue Jeanne Mance