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Chess Challenge at Kensington Row Bookshop - 3rd Thurs
Chess master Allan Savage will play 3-4 opponents at once at the Kensington Row Bookshop. Anyone who wants to challenge him is welcome to play for free. Chess playing will run continuously from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Allan is an International Master, Life Master in the United States Chess Federation, and chess author. He recently retired from the federal government and is now devoting full-time to chess teaching and writing. www.savagechess.com
Photo is from the Gazette.
A Kensington Third Thursday event! (See explorekensington.com for full listing on this month's Third Thursday events)
More About Kensington Row Bookshop
Kensington Row Bookshop offers booklovers an eclectic mix of books from local authors to books that are out of print or unusual. It also has vintage posters and notecards by local artists, including drawings of Glen Echo and Kensington. Near the stairs you can see newspaper headlines from significant moments in history, but do not fear--the owner, Elisenda, is current with the times. She offers free WiFi service. As for the upstairs, you will find that Elisenda has set aside more than half the floor to the Catalan Library of Pauli Bellist Foundation. Her father was a professor in Catalan studies. He began the Catalan Foundation, and Elisenda has continued it. From fall till spring Elisenda keeps the store opened late for local artists to perform and authors to do readings.