RZA said he started playing chess at age 11, which surprises GZA because they grew up together at the Staten Island neighborhood of Park Hill.
“When you play the game, you’re focused on the moment in time, and on thinking ahead.
Outside of the game, when you’re dealing with other situations in life and your endeavors, chess is always a main factor.
You’re thinking chess when you’re not playing chess.”ADThe famously chill RZA admits he’s more nervous in the game.
Saturday’s chess performance will offer new footage of the two playing chess, which has been rarely seen in public.