Ground Control: A Journey Through Chess and Space Opening Reception

11/07/19, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Admission: Free. Free

"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 or call (314) 367-9243.

Ground Control: A Journey Through Chess and Space Opening Reception

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World Chess Hall of Fame
4652 Maryland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63108

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World Chess Hall of Fame


Other Contact: (314) 367-9243.

Tags: Central West End

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