A large part of what has made Bum Rush a unique and successful event is that it draws on all of WBL’s strengths. It involves arts instruction, educational enrichment, partnerships and innovation.
The tournament itself consists of the following elements:
- Chess (youth tournament)
- Adult invitational
- Individual (free play and instruction)
- The Remix Room (a space for alternative chess games)
- Remix Room (Alternative Chess Games)
- A mural creation, event mixtape & T-shirt)
- Hands on arts workshops
- Film screenings
- Guest speaker series
- ACollege Fair/Career Fair
This is not a ranked tournament.