Saturday, November 26, 2011

GM De Firmian to Lecture at Marshall CC

The Marshall Chess Club presents a lecture by international grandmaster Nick De Firmian.

"Report from the World Youth Chess Championship"

GM Nick De Firmian is acclaimed as one of the world's leading experts on chess openings. He taught the supercomputer Deep Blue the opening moves it used to defeat world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. A three-time U. S. chess champion, he has represented the United States in seven chess Olympiads and three world championship cycles. Nick is the coach of the U. S. delegation at the world chess championship taking place in Brazil from November 18-26, 2011. The delegation is composed of 64 American players, including 16 members of the Marshall Chess Club.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Free to club members, guest fee $10

Refreshments will be served.

Marshall Chess Club
23 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone 212-477-3716
Fax 212-995-9281