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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Chess set from Africa

Hello Everyone!

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa had visited Buckingham Palace, London during a State visit in March this year.

Queen Elizabeth II showing President Jacob Zuma of South Africa a chess set that was given to her by Nelson Mandela.

There, Queen Elizabeth had shown him a chess set that Nelson Mandela gave her in 1996! You can read all about it at The New York Times Chess Blog.

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