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Chess Forum Is Located at Grandmaster Nicolas Rossolimo's Chess Studio's Original Site

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http://www.nytimes.com/1975/07/25/archives/nicolas-rossolimo-65-is-dead-grandmaster-ran-chess-studio.html?_r=0

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Business of the Month: Chess Forum, 219 Thompson Street

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For twenty one years, Chess Forum has been located in the heart of the “Chess District” of New York City and the world, in our very own South Village. Owner Imad Khachchan was an NYU PhD student in comparative religion in the 1990’s when he was swept up into the world of chess. Enamored of the bohemian and cultural richness of the neighborhood, he felt that unique character was not complete without its chess scene. As Imad said, Bob Dylan was on MacDougal Street, Bobby Fisher was in Washington Square Park, and Chess Forum is still on Thompson Street. And they are our October Business of the Month.

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Chess in the City That Never Sleeps

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Chess in the City That Never Sleeps: A video Documentary by Jonathan Lord  https://youtu.be/8tu9avyVDZw

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Trailer For " I say Dust", A Short Film Shot At Chess Forum

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I SAY DUSTA Short Film Shot on Location in New York City Including at Chess Forum. https://vimeo.com/ondemand/isaydust/131738657written & directed by Darine Hotaitproduced by Dina Emam | Cinephilia ProductionsTwo Arab-American women in New York City fall in love, argue home and identity, engage in a chess battle, and express themselves through the power of the spoken word.cast: Mounia Akl & Hala Alyandirector of photography: George Lyonproduction designer: Francisca Alegria Zentenomusic composer: Tarek Yamanisound designer: Karim Khneisser DATE OF RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 26th, 2015Shot on Location in New York City at Chess Forum & Alwan for The Arts. Behind the scenes photography &...

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Franklin Mint's Official 50th Anniversary STAR TREK Tri-dimensional Chess Set

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IT'S HERE!Stunning precision cast chessmen: sterling silver & 24 karat gold coatedThree main playing boards and four movable attack boardsSpecially designed collector's book with game history and rules of playOrder today while supplies last.

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