Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Ban, Chess, Minneapolis Public Library
Illegality; Chess; Libraries; Minneapolis Public Library
By all accounts it was a normal day at the Minneapolis Public Library. Nothing out of the ordinary seemed in the air. Then suddenly there was shouting, a shower of obscenities, and a general ruckus over in one crowded section of the main reading room. No, Governor Ventura had not arrived.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "The Chess Ban In Minneapols Sparks Protest" (2001). On Sport and Society. 609.