On Friday, August 8, the Nikolaev regional museum of local lore opens a new exhibition - "In the kingdom is black - white". The exhibition is devoted to history of development of chess in the city of Nikolaev.
The author of an exhibition, the senior research associate of exposition department of the museum Irina Aleksandrenko told that the idea to create such exhibition arose in honor of 155 - summer anniversary of opening of the first circle on chess in Nikolaev. At an exhibition samples of chess of different times, chess figures and boards, materials on stories of chess game in the city, the photo and certificates of known Nikolaev chess players, and also photos of grand masters who were born in Nikolaev will be presented, but, having made successful career, left to live abroad.
The separate corner of an exhibition will be devoted to modern history of chess in the city. The photo of members of chess club which works today in the city will be presented. History of its creation, development today.
The history of life of the only thing in Ukraine the international grand master on correspondence, the academician Sankt - the Petersburg academy of chess and checkers, the inhabitant of Nikolaev - Aleksandra Volchka becomes a surprise of an exhibition. This year 60 years of creative activity of the well-known chess player who, despite 80 - the summer age, promised to come to an exhibition are executed and to tell nikolayevets about chess.
Opening of an exhibition will take place in the building of the Nikolaev regional museum of local lore to Dekabristov St. address, 32.