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World Chess Championship

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Watch the pros play Chess

From November 9 to 26, two players will compete for the official chess world championship: the defending world champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and the challenger, Fabiano Caruana of the United States. Caruana is the first American player to qualify for a shot at the uncontested world championship since Bobby Fischer in 1972. If you want to watch this once-in-a-lifetime event, please come to the Aptos Public Library on Saturday, 11/10; Friday 11/16; Saturday 11/24; and Monday 11/26. All four events will last from 10 am to noon.

Saturday • November 10th

10:00am -12:00pm Aptos Library
7695 Soquel Drive.

Friday • November 16th

10:00am -12:00pm Aptos Library
7695 Soquel Drive.

Saturday • November 24th

10:00am -12:00pm Aptos Library
7695 Soquel Drive.

Monday • November 26th

10:00am -12:00pm Aptos Library
7695 Soquel Drive.

We will live stream video from London and have live commentary from local masters, Gjon Feinstein and Dana Mackenzie

Please note that 11/24 and 11/26 are the dates for the last two games of a scheduled 12-game match. If the match is decided earlier, then one or both of those games may be canceled.

Free Event.

All Ages.

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Posted by glassa on Nov. 3, 2018 at 6 a.m.

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