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Pawns & Passports: Chess Sets from Around the Globe

November 14, 12:00 pm TO 5:00 pm
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| World Chess Hall of Fame

Featuring over 1200 sets from over 30 countries, the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) has amassed one of the largest and most diverse chess set collections in the world. From beautiful decorative antique chess sets made from luxury materials to mass-produced sets celebrating the popular culture of different regions, the collection demonstrates how chess has captured the imagination of people around the world. Pawns & Passports: Chess Sets from Around the Globe will include a selection of these sets, allowing people to take a trip around the world from Saint Louis, the designated chess capital of the United States.

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