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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) 393-0102.

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