Opening Reception—Her Turn: Revolutionary Women of Chess
ThursdayFeb 4
Opening Reception—Her Turn: Revolutionary Women of Chess
6pm

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

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Her Turn: Revolutionary Women of Chess, curated by Assistant Curator Emily Allred, celebrates the legacies of many of the game’s greatest female players.

Highlights from the collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame and loans from the John G. White Chess Collection at the Cleveland Public Library and private collections provide insight into the careers of U.S. and World Women’s Chess Champions, writers, organizers, and other trailblazing women. 

Opening Reception
Thursday, February 4, 2015
6 - 8 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Remarks by Emily Allred, Assistant Curator, World Chess Hall of Fame

Free and open to the public. Complimentary valet. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
RSVP to Allison Rieke at events@worldchesshof.org

 

U.S. and World Chess Hall of Fame Inductees pictured left to right, from top: Gisela Gresser, Vera Menchik, Diane Savereide, Elizaveta Bykova, Maya Chiburdanidze, Mona May Karff, Nona Gaprindashvili, Lyudmila Rudenko, Jacqueline Piatigorsky, Olga Rubtsova.