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Activity: Discovery of Chess

History of Chess + Chess Game Marathon
Saturday, 6/8/2024
11:00 - 1:00
West Portal Children's Area
West Portal
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190 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
United States

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Learn the history of chess with author Oliver Chin followed by a chess game marathon with Joselyn Marroquin, an active member of the U.S. Chess Federation. All levels of experience welcome. 

Oliver Chin has authored many books including Tales from the Chinese ZodiacJulie Black Belt, 9 of 1: A Window to the World, The Tao of Yao: Insights from Basketball's Brightest Big Ma, Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing and The Discovery of Chess: The Asian Hall of Fame.  


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