Visitor's book, 1886-1928.

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Brooklyn Chess Club. Visitor's book, 1886-1928.

Visitor's book, 1886-1928.

A book containing the signatures of vistiors to the club, founded in 1886, entered by date of visit. The first entry is that of J.R. Capablanca, famous chess master and author.

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Brooklyn Chess Club

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The Brooklyn Chess Club was founded in 1869 for the purpose of promoting chess as a recreational activity. The club's regular meetings were held on the first Saturday of each month and it also organized and promoted an annual chess tournament. The club's original headquarters was located at 315 Washington Avenue and moved to 201 Montague Street in 1892. As of 2011, an organization exists that calls itself the Brooklyn Chess Club, though it is unclear whether this club is directly related to the ...

Capablanca, Josè R.

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