ChessFest at Trafalgar Square

ChessFest at Trafalgar Square

This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 18th Jul 2021

 Free

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

A Free Chess Festival Taking Place at Trafalgar Square

Lewis Carroll’s famous work celebrates its 150th anniversary of publication this year, and children attending are encouraged to dress up as the book’s characters.

The event will also celebrate the 170th anniversary of 'The Immortal Game', acclaimed as the most brilliant game in the 1,400-year history of chess, which was played at Simpson’s in the Strand, just a few hundred yards from Trafalgar Square.

Events

Free chess lessons for children and adults from professional chess teachers and top UK players

The Unofficial World Giant Chess Championship - 6 giant chess boards for people to play on

A human chess game based around Alice Through the Looking Glass performed by professional actors

100s of chess tables for children and chess fans to play with each other

Challenge a Grandmaster at speed chess

Blindfold Chess exhibition

Giant screens broadcasting online games between players in London, Liverpool, and St Petersburg, Russia


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 18th Jul 2021

 Free

Booking details and information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

Disclaimer: All information given is correct at the time of compiling the listings. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.

2021-07-18 2021-07-18 Europe/London ChessFest at Trafalgar Square A Free Chess Festival Taking Place at Trafalgar Square https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/07/18/chessfest-at-trafalgar-square-267420 Trafalgar Square,Trafalgar Square, London,London,

Location

Trafalgar Square,

Trafalgar Square, London,
London,
UK

Map

Nearest tube and train stations to Trafalgar Square

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