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New issue of Bord Game Studies Journal: https://sciendo.com/issue/BGS/17/1
#chess #ChessHistory #GamesHistory #BoardGame #BoardGames #boardGameStudies



The Hessisches Landesmuseum #Kassel (GER) owns a couple of #chess sets from the legacy of the landgraves of Hessen-Kassel. The one shown here is made in silver by Nikolaus Ostertag around 1700. Pieces symbolize Romans vs. Africans. Back in 2019 I counted 7 sets in the permanent #exhibition – and according to Antonius van der Linde there are more in the #museum stockrooms. 📷 my own. #WorldChessDay #InternationalChessDay2023 #InternationalChessday #ChessHistory #GamesHistory #HistoryOfGames #Schachgeschichte




The bronze sculptures of Confucius and Einstein playing chess at UTAR's Kampar Campus, Malaysia is a symbol of merging eastern and western wisdom, importance of cross-cultural exchange and collaboration.

#chess #chessart

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5️⃣0⃣ Years of International Dortmund #Chess Days

A look back at the history Part 2: The 1980s sparkassen-chess-trophy.de/index.php/en/n…

Picture: Oleg Romanishin vs Eric Lobron, Dortmund 1982

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#ChessInVisualArts 64/n
Two kings play chess
in: Roman du Roy Meliadus de Leonnoys
Naples, Italy
circa 1352
British Library, London; Add. 12228, f.23
#chess #VisualArts #IllustratedManuscript

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#ChessInVisualArts 59/n
Illustration from Jacobus de Cessolis' 'Schachzabelbuch'
Southern Germany
c. 1390-1400
Research Library of the University of Erfurt, Gotha; Cod. Chart. B 155, f. 69r
#chess #VisualArts #IlluminatedManuscript #JacobusDeCessolis #Schachzabelbuch

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On December 31st, 1925, the Kronen-Zeitung reported about the women's chess tournament in Vienna. #Chess

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Christian Gottlieb Geyser (attr.)
Johann Friedrich I. in captivity playing chess while hearing his death sentence
Etching
from: J. M. Schröckh: Allgemeine Weltgeschichte für Kinder, Vol. III, Leipzig 1786, after p. 514
#chess #VisualArts #etching #Hanfried

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The grave of Hugo Fähndrich (1851-1930) on Vienna's new Jewish cemetery. The grave has no tombstone. The rounded one in the center of the picture belongs to the next row, but helps to identify Fähndrich's resting place in front of it. #Chess

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The famous violinist, David Oistrakh (b. 1908, Odessa; d. Amsterdam, 1974), pictured at home in Moscow in 1958. Like Prokofiev, he was an avid #chess fan; the two played a match in 1937.
(📷D. Sholomovich, Novosti Press.)

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The death certificate of chess master Hugo Fähndrich who died of arteriosclerosis on July 2nd, 1930 at 8 p.m. in the Lainz nursing home in Vienna (the date of death on Wikipedia is wrong). Fähndrich was one of Schlechter's seconds during his 1910 match against Lasker. #Chess

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♟#Bauhaus #Chess, designed by Josef Hartwig in 1922. Developed from the elementary forms - triangle, square and circle > Learn more bit.ly/2Gy2p11

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#ChessInVisualArts 39/n
Unknown artist
Johann Friedrich I. in captivity playing chess while receiving his death sentence
Printmaking
from: A. L. von Imhof: Bilder-Saal, Part 4, Nürnberg: Buggel and Seitz, 1724
#chess #VissualArts #printmaking #Hanfried

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#LegendsPlayingChess 13/n
Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)
#OnThisDay in 1917 he was born.
#chess #ChessPlayer #DizzyGillespie #trumpeter #legend
📷Charles “Teenie” Harris, DG playing with Harold Keith, Feb. 1958, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
📷Jet Magazine June 17, 1954

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The outside of Dr. Samuel Reti's will: "Wünsche meinen vielgeliebten, braven Söhnen, dass sie es, so wie sie es infolge ihrer moralischen u. geistigen Eigenschaften verdienen, im Leben zu einer angesehenen, geachteten Stellung bringen mögen." #Chess

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Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (1818-1899)
#OnThisDay in 1818 the chess master, chess theoretican and chess historian was born.
#chess #TassiloVonHeydebrandUndDerLasa #ChessMaster #ChessHistorian
📷 Illustrirte Zeitung, Leipzig, Aug. 1853 (detail)

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#ChessInVisualArts 35/n
- Willehalm and Arabel playing chess
- Common meal after chess game
Illustrations from the 'Weltchronik' by Heinrich von München
Bavaria, Germany
around 1400
Berlin State Library; Ms. germ. fol. 1416, f. 277r, 278v
#chess #VisualArts #IlluminatedManuscript

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The physician, mineralogist, and art historian Ernst Carl Rincolini (1785-1867) who was Ernst Falkbeer's godfather. #Chess

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#ChessInVisualArts 34/n
Johannes Samuel Blaettner (attr.)
Johann Friedrich I. in captivity playing chess while receiving his death sentence
Oil on convas
around 1660
Privat collection
#chess #VisualArts #painting #Blaettner1660 #Hanfried

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