Tuesday, August 04, 2015

London Chess Classic 1851

Paul McKeown - well known in junior chess circles in London - will be giving another chess history lecture at the City Lit. This time on the Great International Tournament of 1851, held in London. It was the first international chess tournament run on recognisably modern lines. The talk will explore the background, the players and the key moments from the games.

Monday 10th August, from 18:30 to 20:30, at their site on Keeley Street, nr. Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA. Course Code UBD07. Book here.

Prices: Full fee £18.00; Concession £8.00.

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