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Maryhill to host international chess star Jeremy Silman

June 7 event features live recreation of Harry Potter chess game


International chess sensation Jeremy Silman will be at Maryhill Museum of Art on Saturday, June 7, 2014 to headline a series of chess-themed programs. Your Move! Celebrating the Game of Chess is presented in connection with the exhibition Cardboard, Clay and Crayons: Chess Sets by Young Northwest Artists, on view at the museum through July 31, 2014.

Jeremy Silman is an International Master in the game of chess, and one of the few people ever to win the U.S. Open, the American Open and the National Open. He has written three dozen books on chess including the highly acclaimed How to Reassess Your Chess. Silman was chess consultant for the movie Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, and...

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