SPRING GARDEN (WPVI) -- Tuesday, more than 100 Philadelphia high school students started a months-long game of chess.
The annual Scholastic Chess League tournament kick-off event was held in Philadelphia's Spring Garden.
Teams will compete in bi-weekly games through February.
The ultimate winners will have a chance to compete in state and national championships.
In August, the United States Chess Federation recognized Philadelphia, as the 2019 Chess City of the Year.
Philadelphia high school students start months-long game of chess