Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 5:00pm to Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 6:30pm
GM Nick de Firmian: A Journey Through Chess History
Course 1: Olympiads
Taught by 3-Time US Champion GM Nick de Firmian
GM Nick de Firmian is the Mechanics' Institute's Grandmaster in Residence and 3-time U.S. Champion. He has played tournaments all over the world and has games, and experiences with some of the best players of the late 20th century. This course will be both instructive and enlightening, with Nick showcasing some of his most exciting and instructive games from his participation in Olympiads as part of the U.S. Chess team. Learn from world class games while hearing stories never before told about his interactions with teammates and competitors. This class will be 4 weeks in length.