Current Exhibition

POW! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics
March 23, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Soar to the World Chess Hall of Fame to experience the interactive exhibition POW! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics!

Featuring over 200 chess-related comic books; 18 rare and limited-edition chess sets, books, toys, playable chess sets; illustration stations; costumes; and a photo booth—this family-friendly show will bring out the kid in all of us!


More information coming soon!


4/27/17: St. Louis Public Radio — On Chess: When your chess opponent wears a cape

3/27/17: KSDK — POW! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics is now open at World Chess Hall of Fame (video)

3/22/17: St. Louis Dad — Superheroes, Chess and Comics at the World Chess Hall of Fame

3/22/17: Fox 2 — Chess and Superheroes (video)

3/22/17: STL Mag — Comic books and chess collide in the World Chess Hall of Fame’s new exhibit

3/21/17: STL Mommy — World Chess Hall of Fame—POW! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics Exhibit

3/21/17: The Telegraph — World Chess Hall of Fame debuts new exhibitions, opening receptions Thursday

3/9/17: Chess 24 — Chess and comics at the World Chess Hall of Fame

3/7/17: Exhibition Press Release (download)