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Der ESV Rot-Weiß Göttingen startet mit zwei Mannschaften in der ersten Auflage der Deutschen Schach-Online-Liga.
Zwei Mannschaften des ESV bei der Deutschen Schach-Online-Liga

ESV Rot-Weiß Göttingen Schach: Zwei Mannschaften des ESV bei der Deutschen Schach-Online-Liga | ESV Rot-Weiß Göttingen Schach (Ingram Braun)


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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/CRegence/status/1274319064563961861][Le café de la Régence - 19e siècle] # # # - Lettres de Lionel Kieseritzky
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* Lionel Kieseritzky (1806-1853), maître d'échecs germano-balte.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/HNA_WAFK/status/1274314815440388096]Eine verhängnisvolle Rast: Die Mordsteine im Steinbachtal twib.in/l/ALxdbkaMLng5 # # [/bookmark]

[bookmark=https://twitter.com/CRegence/status/1274292240580567041][Le café de la Régence - 19e siècle] # # - Lettres de Lionel Kieseritzky (3e partie)
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* Lionel Kieseritzky (1806 # [#] # -1853 #), auteur du livre "50 parties jouées au Cercle des Échecs et au Café de la Régence"

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/HowardStaunton/status/1274266121433157633]The importance of the game is now admitted as a preventive to gambling and a most healthy exercise for the mental faculties of both young and old.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/LeonWatson/status/1274263985144070144]More on the exclusive Holland Park Chess Club and Helena Bonham Carter's apparent new hobby in today's Daily Mail "Eden Confidential" section, pages 34-35.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/JewishMuseumAT/status/1273887998329925632]Ein absoluter Sensationsfund! In Ebenfurth wurden 28 Grabsteine bzw. Grabstein-Fragmente aus dem 17. Jahrhundert gefunden. Bis heute wusste niemand von der Existenz dieser Grabsteine, der älteste datiert vom 11. Dezember 1622 und ist vollständig erhalten! ojm.at/blog/2020/06/1…







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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/showmethemummy/status/1273739309682581505]Today on the blog: Did women even exist during the NZ goldrushes? You'd be forgiven for thinking they didn't... but spoilers, they totally did, and they did cool stuff. [/bookmark]

[bookmark=https://twitter.com/drasskin/status/1273858397365043200]This Russian chess set, made of ivory and wood in the second half of the 19th century has the original boats (rooks) and elephants (bishops). Hosted at the Hermitage.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/drasskin/status/1273855390086770688]Magnificient chess set, made of organic amber, between 1702 and 1710 in Königsberg, hosted at the Hermitage.

Incidentaly, in 1736, Leonhard Euler would start graph theory (the science of networks) by looking at the bridges of the city.

Chess, models, metaphors..



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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/metmuseum/status/1273680893362700290]Up for a game of Hounds and Jackals? 🎲

Ancient Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces (like this one) appropriate objects to place in tombs.

Learn more on the #: met.org/2UCd0OB

Close up view of a sculpted board game table with various pin-like pieces in the shape of hound and jackal heads that stand in the holes on the surface of the table.
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/drasskin/status/1273637395007778820]This elephant, possibly a chess piece, is from the late Sasanian empire (Modern Iran); 6th-7th century, right before the Islamic conquest of Persia. It's made of Dolomite.

Although a bit big, the flat base suggests it could have been a chess piece.
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/MrMarksTV/status/1273620580487618560]Fischer and Fidel Castro playing a friendly game in 1966 Cuba, Havana.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/ChessifyMe/status/1273510760983846913]A beautiful drawing of 4th world champion Alexander Alekhine.

The photograph appeared with the article, "Chess King's Eye Hypnotic," Los Angeles times, 22 Aug 1932:

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive , UCLA Library.
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/KarinaIwe/status/1273264545436442624]# besitzen sie, die Klassischen # 😬:
Lust auf ein #? Auf in die #!
abgussmuseum.de/de/schiebepuzz… # in der #!🧩
# #: Museum für # Klassischer #
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/richfamilygames/status/1273473858230599680]An interesting modernization of the Royal Game of Ur:
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/Kaan_H_Okten/status/1273296063584182277]@KlassikStiftung Chorus mysticus.

Alles Vergängliche
Ist nur ein Gleichniß;

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[Faust II, 12104-5, (2 H)]

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/StefanLoeffler/status/1273230798909591553]"I thought I was escaping the racism. But in Germany, I realized racism is global. In South Africa, it was a physical form of aggression, with rubber bullets and tear gas, but in Europe, it was mental aggression." IM Watu Kobese spent 1990-94 in Germany. [/bookmark]

[bookmark=https://twitter.com/ChessBase/status/1273148416995057666]In the fourth instalment of his treatise on the origins of chess, researcher Sergio Negri explores the hypothesis that chess originated in Egypt. # # [/bookmark]

[bookmark=https://twitter.com/Handwerkwissen/status/1272930889622712321]# # The Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, was founded in 1751, by King George II, making it the second oldest institution of its kind in Germany (the first was the Leopoldina founded in 1652). The original meeting place still stands and houses its archives.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/Gamesetal/status/1273177961701703680]Belgium Sample book for the period c1870

A full sample book, travellers book, from the Belgium Maker Mesmaekers which displays the range of their more 'up market' English Standard pattern playing cards and supporting wrappers.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/chessinart/status/1272948677640937477]Thank you very much for a beautiful review of our book @artplugged. Read it here! 👇
Chess in Art – Peter Herel Raabenstein
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/HowardStaunton/status/1272831790349246465]Is it not a curious fact that the very first book ever printed in any language, should have referred to a game so intricate, and yet withal, so beautiful as Chess?

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/BooksOnGaming/status/1272911215828717569]I have been collecting Hoyle for three decades. It's hard to find things I don't have. I just bought this exquisitely ratty copy, sans boards, spine taped on eBay for $0.99. There's only one institutional copy recorded.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/olimpiuurcan/status/1265991768534773761]A nineteenth-century chess/draughts book of extraordinary rarity is coming up for auction in mid-June. It is not even mentioned in chess/draughts catalogues, although one copy is known to be extant in the British Library. See item 817 at bit.ly/3evroki.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/danbarker/status/1272634582941171713]A few weeks ago I was in London for the day. I took the first train down, & finished work by early afternoon.

My return train was at 8:46pm, so I spent the afternoon going round the Monopoly route.

I thought it would be interesting to photograph London at such a unique time.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/WorldChessHOF/status/1272650732622286856]Learn more about one of our newest exhibitions, "Drawn Games: Chess Posters from Around the World" on our website.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/archaeologyman/status/1272639644082024451]"After You My Dear!" The objects from my museum this Monday (blog.ralphmills.com) are two miniature chamber pots that poke fun at what was a necessary but not particularly edifying part of life before the advent of indoor lavatories.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/AllThingsMarx/status/1272528362003628034]#: "How 'bout playing some bridge? You play bridge?"
Mrs.Rittenhouse: "I play bridge a little."
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Mrs. Rittenhouse: "Oh, we just play for small stakes."
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/tac_org/status/1272349941940264965]An ancient Roman board game found in Norwegian burial mound may have been inspired by a popular Roman pastime: Ludus latrunculorum or the “Game of Mercenaries.”

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/bennedik/status/1272479108379836417]@berninger71 @Ingram_Braun @Bodenseeperlen @davidllada @dulanediri @Kasparov63 @chessninja @MSL50066810 Wait, you and I were the coaches. The younger kids were the students. Anyway, here is an official press photo from 1989. 😀

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/plmanseau/status/1272248389883879427]1949 has some thoughts on statues.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/Handwerkwissen/status/1272188597936902144]# # My posts for today are all about the relationship between porcelain and music. First up, the famous monkey band designed by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) and Peter Reinecke (1711-1768) for the # # # in 1753.



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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/drasskin/status/1272201456687501313]This chess piece is dated 13th century from Scandinavia, made of whale ivory.

This piece is not just a piece; it tales a story about the Queen and her servants. Chess was not just a game in medieval times, it was also a reflection of society.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/BustedKnuckleRC/status/1272193472150286337]# # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # WE MAKE ANCIENT GAMES!! etsy.com/shop/BustedKnu…







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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/ver_linkt/status/1271846477258731520]Wenn ihr einen schlechten Tag habt und an euren wissenschaftlichen Fähigkeiten zweifelt ... in Hamburg wurde eine Homöopathin promoviert, die in einer Metaanalyse den Mittelwert des Publikationsjahres ausgerechnet hat. Mit Standardabweichung. Ihr schafft das auch.

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/DrKarrSchmidt/status/1271825738237444096]Everybody Wants to Be a Cat

The 1629 expansion of Thomas Murner's 1509 Chartilvdivm Logicæ memory treatise offers some very exclusive felines! @NewberryLibrary #
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/HNA_online/status/1272017910710616066]Bei der Sanierung der Korbacher Nikolaikirche öffnet sich kleines Loch zur Gruft hna.de/lokales/franke… [/bookmark]
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