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Chess at the Mechanics’ Institute

Chess has been a fixture of the Mechanics’ Institute for 160 years. Learn about the Chess Club’s history, anecdotes about famous players and tournaments, and current achievements.

After the lecture stay and watch the Institute’s Tuesday Night Marathon.

Activities

Admission: 
Members & Public Free
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Location: 
4th Floor Meeting Room
Questions?
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103
Register now by using the form below or calling 415-393-0101.

Future Activities

Aug 5 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group

Aug 10 - 5:00pm

Knit Happens: In-Person and Online
Join us as we compile the individual squares knitted by our members.

Aug 11 - 12:00pm

Virtual Tour of the Mechanics' Institute
with Librarian and Historian Taryn Edwards

Aug 12 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group

Aug 19 - 11:00am

Write If You Dare!
A virtual version of our popular drop-in writing group

Photograph of a typewriter

Aug 20 - 12:00pm

The Writers Lunch: Write About What?
moderated by Rick Homan