Kherson

Chess-Checker Club, Italian Consulate, Angelo Anatra's House

Description

  • The building consists of three blocks with windows that overlook the street.

The construction of the house can be attributed to 1905, as well as the eclectic style that was common in those days. The building consists of three blocks with windows that overlook the street. Crowns their central entrance with a viewing balcony, from which it is convenient to observe the city. Near the door the visitor is greeted with a tablet with a portrait and years of life of the first director of the chess and drafts club, Eduard Mikhailovich Benovich.

The construction of the house can be attributed to 1905, as well as the eclectic style that was common in those days. The building consists of three blocks with windows that overlook the street. Crowns their central entrance with a viewing balcony, from which it is convenient to observe the city. Near the door the visitor is greeted with a tablet with a portrait and years of life of the first director of the chess and drafts club, Eduard Mikhailovich Benovich.

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HISTORY

  • In the 70s, events began to take place that envisioned the life that exists in this building today. Kherson swept the "epidemic" of chess.
  • In the period 1966-1984. There was a preschool department of the Dnepr tuberculosis sanatorium.

A mysterious house, peeking out from behind trees, on Soborna Street, 18, began its history in 1905, when the Italian vice-consul Angelo Anantra expressed a desire to stay in Kherson. During his stay, he was engaged in active social activities, but in 1919 was forced to leave the city.

What happened to the house next is unknown. But in the period 1966-1984. There was a preschool department of the Dnepr tuberculosis sanatorium.

And in parallel in the interval of this time, in the 70s, events began to take place that envisaged the life that exists in this building today. Kherson swept the "epidemic" of chess.

Lectures, competitions, festivals were held. Buildings were changing in which chess players could hone their skills. But after years of wandering, chess activity finally found its final place in the same house of the Italian vice-consul. This happened on January 1, 1986 thanks to the first director of the Drafts Club, Eduard Mikhailovich Benovich, who had been promoting and supporting this wave all the previous time. Major repairs were made to create the necessary atmosphere in the room, conducive to the nucleation and development of young chess players. And so it happened.

A mysterious house, peeking out from behind trees, on Soborna Street, 18, began its history in 1905, when the Italian vice-consul Angelo Anantra expressed a desire to stay in Kherson. During his stay, he was engaged in active social activities, but in 1919 was forced to leave the city.

What happened to the house next is unknown. But in the period 1966-1984. There was a preschool department of the Dnepr tuberculosis sanatorium.

And in parallel in the interval of this time, in the 70s, events began to take place that envisaged the life that exists in this building today. Kherson swept the "epidemic" of chess.

Lectures, competitions, festivals were held. Buildings were changing in which chess players could hone their skills. But after years of wandering, chess activity finally found its final place in the same house of the Italian vice-consul. This happened on January 1, 1986 thanks to the first director of the Drafts Club, Eduard Mikhailovich Benovich, who had been promoting and supporting this wave all the previous time. Major repairs were made to create the necessary atmosphere in the room, conducive to the nucleation and development of young chess players. And so it happened.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • In the "Kherson Memorial Book" for 1914, information was found that Angela Anantra was also the consul of Peru.
  • Thanks to the victories of the graduates in 1989, the club was awarded the title of a specialized youth school of the Olympic reserve.
  • In 1999, the women's team, which represented the Kherson Chess Club, won the first European Cup in the history of Ukraine in Slovenia.
  • In the "Kherson Memorial Book" for 1914, information was found that Angela Anantra was also the consul of Peru.
  • Thanks to the victories of the graduates in 1989, the club was awarded the title of a specialized youth school of the Olympic reserve.
  • In 1999, the women's team, which represented the Kherson Chess Club, won the first European Cup in the history of Ukraine in Slovenia.