15 2020

Abe Yanofsky and the Winnipeg Jewish Chess Club

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Contact Belle Jarniewski
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Winnipeg Jews have played  high level chess ever since the community started and still do. This program looks at that tradition, highlighting the Jewish Chess Club, founded in 1919, and the remarkable career of international grandmaster Abe Yanofsky.  Presented by Cecil Rosner, Winnipeg Free Press chess columnist and Prof. Irwin Lipnowski, international chess master.