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November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ground Control: A Journey Through Chess and Space Opening Reception

“Ground Control: A Journey Through Chess and Space” explores space-themed chess sets and significant chess events from the year 1969, in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Highlights of this exhibition include Star Wars, Star Trek, and other pop-culture-themed chess sets from the World Chess Hall of Fame’s permanent collection as well as a signed chessboard that was flown on the final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

Free admission. Complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and valet.

For more information, please email events@worldchesshof.org or call (314) 367-9243.

Details

Date:
November 7, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Website:
https://worldchesshof.org/program/9159/Ground%20Control:%20A%20Journey%20Through%20Chess%20and%20Space%20Opening%20Reception

Venue

World Chess Hall of Fame
4652 Maryland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108 United States
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Venue Website:
http://www.worldchesshof.org/

Organizer

World Chess Hall of Fame
Phone:
(314) 367-9243
Email:
claire.grothe@worldchesshof.org
Organizer Website:
www.worldchesshof.org/outreach/family-and-childrens-programs/

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