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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque and chess tables commemorate the centenary of the formation of the first chess club in Bathurst in 1869 and the holding of the New South Wales Country Chess Championships in Bathurst in 1969. 

Location

Address:Russell & George Streets, Machattie Park, Bathurst, 2795
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.417841
Long: 149.578105
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1869
Approx. Event End Date:1969

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1969
Front Inscription

This Plaque Commemorates
The Forming Of
BATHURST CHESS CLUB
In 1869
At The Old School Of Arts
In William Street
And
The Holding Of
The N.S.W. Country Chess Championships
At Bathurst In 1969

1869 - 1969

B. Greaves  President

Source: MA,H
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