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World Chess Hall of Fame
STLtoday.com
These chess people aren't playing around — in April, they reclaimed their title as the home of the world's largest chess piece with the outdoor installation of a 20-foot king. Inside, learn about one of the world's largest games via displays and ...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 00:29


On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience
KBIA
Many of the articles resulting from these visits will become part of the World Chess Hall of Fame's collection of periodicals related to chess history. Many of these publications are chess-centered periodicals such as Chess Life, Chess Review, American ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 07:37


On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience
St. Louis Public Radio
Many of the articles resulting from these visits will become part of the World Chess Hall of Fame's (WCHOF) large collection of periodicals related to chess history. Many of these publications, as one might suspect, are chess-centered periodicals such ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 06:57


West End Word

Composer Spotlight Series: Bernstein
West End Word
The Composer Spotlight Series at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave., will feature members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in a program of Leonard Bernstein's music on Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. Cost: $10/members; ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 01:23


South County Times

Seeing Shapes: Figure Drawing with Brian Flowers
South County Times
Seeing Shapes: Figure Drawing with Brian Flowers will be held Wednesday, May 16, 6 p.m., at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave. Learn how to draw gestures and identify basic shapes from a live, nude model. This introductory class is ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:53


West End Word

Coffee with the Curators
West End Word
Coffee with the Curators will be held Wednesday, May 16, at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at the current exhibitions. Light breakfast and coffee at 7:45 a.m.; tour begins at 8 a.m. For more information ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:47


Webster Kirkwood Times

Coffee with the Curators
Webster Kirkwood Times
Coffee with the Curators will be held Wednesday, May 16, at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at the current exhibitions. Light breakfast and coffee at 7:45 a.m.; tour begins at 8 a.m. For more information ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:25


Webster Kirkwood Times

Seeing Shapes: Figure Drawing with Brian Flowers
Webster Kirkwood Times
Seeing Shapes: Figure Drawing with Brian Flowers will be held Wednesday, May 16, 6 p.m., at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave. Learn how to draw gestures and identify basic shapes from a live, nude model. This introductory class is ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:25


Huntington Herald Dispatch

Jean McClelland: Knowing where a chess set is from can help determine its current value
Huntington Herald Dispatch
For example, right now an organization in St. Louis - The World Chess Hall of Fame - is offering an exhibit called "The Staunton Standard, Evolution of the Modern Chess Set." This would be a great way to gain some background information on a chess set ...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 23:01


GlobeNewswire (press release)

Get Involved in the Game of Chess
GlobeNewswire (press release)
One way to explore the game's history is to visit the World Chess Hall of Fame in the U.S. Chess capital, St. Louis, which currently features a series of exhibitions that highlight the connections between chess, art, culture and history. Plan your ...

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 14:30

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