The Burning Boards
MondaySept 1
The Burning Boards
6:30pm

World Chess Hall of Fame
4652 Maryland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108

The Burning Boards, Installation at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, 2007

The Burning Boards, Installation at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, 2007

Developed by Glenn Kaino in 2007 for the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Burning Boards brings together figures from the worlds of art and chess in the format of a unique chess competition.

Thirty-two players, novice and expert, will compete using chess sets made from burning candles, in a performance imbued with a sense of danger and urgency. 
 
Monday, September 1st
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Games Begin

 
Complimentary valet.
Space is extremely limited, standing room only.
RSVP to events@worldchesshof.org or call (314) 724-9118.