Collectors Talk with Dr. Dean
SaturdayNov 12
Collectors Talk with Dr. Dean

World Chess Hall of Fame

Reception at 1:00 p.m.

Lecture Begins at 1:30 p.m.

Join Dr. George Dean as he explores the history and stories behind pieces from his world-renowned chess collection. Together with his wife, Vivian, Dr. Dean has been collecting chess sets for 55 years. Their collection includes over 1,000 chess sets from their travels to more than 100 countries. Over 30 of these magnificent sets are featured in the World Chess Hall of Fame’s current exhibition, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Natural Splendors from the Chess Collection of Dr. George and Vivian Dean

Admission is free
Reservations Suggested | Refreshments Provided

Metered on-street parking is available, as well as paid lots adjacent to Kingside Diner and at the Schlafly Library.

For more information or to reserve a spot please email