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PBS Premiere: Oct. 7, 2013Check local listings »

Synopsis

Brooklyn public school I.S. 318, serving mostly minority students from working-class families, has won more than 30 national chess championships, the country’s best record.

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Watch Video for Brooklyn Castle
Brooklyn Castle
Feature Film
Katie Dellamaggiore
Filmmaker Interview
Step Auditions
Additional Video
The Chess Program
Additional Video
Funding Dilemmas
Classroom Clip
Honoring the Graduates
Classroom Clip
High Stakes Tests
Classroom Clip
At a Tournament
Classroom Clip
Popular Geeks
Classroom Clip
Benefits of Chess
Classroom Clip