Archive for August, 2015

Here is the chess scene from The Wire, enjoy.

 

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Peter Frost, a friend from Bangkok, has entered the Vienna Open and has taken a picture of the playing hall for us.

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For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, Vienna is a beautiful city, rich in culture and history. Would a playing hall like that bring out the best in you over the board on a hot summer’s day if it has no air-con and water is not provided?

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I have found an image of the ‘living game of chess’ played to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Wardown Park, Luton. It is described in detail in the following post (https://mccreadyandchess.com/2015/06/05/bedfordshire-chess-in-the-70s-its-past-and-its-future/).

Here it is, you may click on the image for a better view.

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Second row, second image from the left.

 

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