The History of World Championships -- 2022 Winter | Mechanics' Institute

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The History of World Championships -- 2022 Winter

Monday, January 24, 2022 - 6:30pm to Monday, February 28, 2022 - 8:00pm


The History of World Championship

Taught by GM Nick de Firmian

Jan 24 through Feb 28 with Feb 21 off -- 5 classes


An in-depth look at the World Championship matches – the great games, styles and personalities of the World Champions and their challengers.

The central idea of the class will be the study of chess ideas and theory, as practiced by the greatest players. In each class we’ll look through a selection of the most famous games ever played: games where literally everything was at stake.

The class will be lecture-style, with brief questions and answers.

Classes will be available for review on YouTube.