Wednesday, April 26, 2017

World Chess Hall of Fame: Thursday, 27 April 2017

6 P.M. Opening Reception
7 P.M. Remarks by Shannon Bailey, Chief Curator and Emily Allred, Assistant Curator
On view April 27 – October 29, 2017

Showcasing some of the most unique, historic, and fun artifacts acquired by the World Chess Hall of Fame during the past five years, Open Files II: Celebrating 5 Years of Collecting includes 100 diverse objects from the institution’s permanent collection. Highlights include a rare Hungarian chess set, artwork by Rafael Tufiño, the Boy Scouts of America Chess Merit Badge, and selections from the archive of famed correspondence and computer chess pioneer Hans Berliner.


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