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National Chess Day Tournament

October 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 14 is National Chess Day, and we’re calling all chess players and enthusiasts to come out and play on October 15! Join us for a whole day of strategy, intellect, and fun as Fuller Craft Museum hosts a tournament sponsored in part by the Massachusetts Chess Association (MACA) and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Enjoy 3 rounds of chess G/45, d5. The tournament will be officiated by Nicholas P. Sterling, Ph.D., NESA, USCF Chess Tournament Director. Come simply to observe or play to win! Everyone plays 3 rounds of chess. A prize will be awarded to the top player in each section. Registration for the afternoon (players and observers) is included in the price of admission. Click the button below to register online or call 508.588.6000.

$25 Nonmembers pre-registration (before October 10)
$20 Members pre-registration (before October 10)
$30 walk-ins registration

When you register online you may order a lunchbox from Panera Bread to be delivered at 12:30 pm the day of the tournament.

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Please note that all children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent in the Museum. Explore the galleries and have a conversation with one of our Museum docents. Click the button above to register online or call 508.588.6000. If you have questions email Nicholas Sterling at nicholas@xenophon98.com.

Please arrive at 9:00 am to check in/register. After the tournament do a little shopping at the IKEA just 10 minutes away.

That day will include:
9:00 – 9:45 am: Registration for tournament
9:00 – 11:00 am: A reception in the morning with coffee, tea, and muffins/doughnuts
10:00 am: Round 1 begins
10:00 am: The exhibition galleries open to visitors
5:00 pm: Museum closes

Chess @ Fuller Craft is part of the artKitchen Performance Series, which is funded in part by the following cultural councils: Attleboro, Berkley, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Easton, Middleborough, Norton, Plympton, Rockland, and Sharon. These local agencies support the arts with funding provided by Massachusetts Cultural Council. We are grateful for their support.


October 15, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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