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Introduction to chess for adults workshop

©Luis Ramirez de Lucena

Throughout the year, anyone who wants to learn to play this sport can begin to do so with these free classes.

The Museum of the Spanish National Library opens its doors on 20 October 2018 to 27 October 2019 to anyone over 18 who wishes to learn basic aspects of this game. This workshop is linked to the exhibition “Chess. Art of silence. Eight centuries of culture”. Anyone wishing to take part needs to book in advance on the website.

General information

Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 27, 2019


Location and contact

Spanish National Library

Paseo de Recoletos, 20-22
28071 Madrid
Telephone  +34 915807800
Fax  +34 915775634

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