On June 3, from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM, The World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) has two 30-minute summer exhibition tours free to the public. A virtual tour of the following exhibitions will also be viewable on its YouTube and Facebook channels:
Pawns & Passports: Chess Sets from Around the Globe features chess sets from over 30 countries, demonstrating how people from different regions have transformed the pieces to reflect their culture and history. Discover the stories behind the World Chess Hall of Fame’s diverse collection, and learn about how chess has captured the imagination of people around the world.
Check, Please! Chess Dining & Decor highlights over 150 artifacts including food and drink-themed chess sets, chess-inspired tableware, utensils and decor from the collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame. Explore immersive environments, including a chess-themed bar and diner, that display artifacts as they were originally intended to be used.
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