Checkmate! Chess at the Museum

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Saturday, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 5:00–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 5:00–7:30 p.m.


Every Saturday in August and September, drop by the Museum’s Sculpture Garden and challenge a friend to a game of chess. Not a chess master just yet? Learn the rules of the game from U.S. chess expert Jay Stallings.

Coach Jay Stallings has been teaching chess to students from kindergarten to high school for more than two decades. He is the founder of the California Youth Chess League (CYCL), serving 35,000 students since 1993.

Space and chess sets are limited; no reservations are taken. This program is recommended for all ages and free with admission. Stop by anytime from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.