Join us for a special edition of the online Chess Cafe on Monday, April 10 at 4pm PT, where we will be taking a look at the historic World Chess Championship match between Ding Liren from China and Ian Nepomniachtchi from Russia.
This is China's first crack at the World Chess Championship match, and our panel of experts include:
- International Master John Donaldson
- FIDE Master Paul Whitehead
- International Master and Marshall Chess Club Vice President Sal Matera
The panel will review the match up between Liren and Nepomniachtchi, analyze championship games, and share stories of chess world championships.
Mr. Azamat Abdraimov, Consulate General of Kazakhstan in San Francisco, will provide opening comments on the World Chess Championship being held for the first time in Kazakhstan.
Cosponsored with Marshall Chess Club
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest.
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Ding Liren Photo Attribution: Vladimir Barskij, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Ian Nepomniachtchi Photo Attribution: Этери Кублашвили (Eleri Kublashvili), ruchess.ru, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
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