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Friday, February 8, 2013

Support Chess Museum in Switzerland

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Hi everyone,

Do you know there is a very special chess museum in Kriens, Switzerland: Schachmuseum.

This chess museum is a fabulous treasuretrove house spread across more than 420 square metres with 900 chess sets and more than 13,000 exhibits of chess figures, books, stamps, chess computers, arts and much more presented. Also included on the premises is a small cinema to watch chess scenes from more n 1,600 movies.
From January 25 till February 15, visitors can view the special exposition 'Chess Stamps' with more then 1,300 stamps.

The museum is looking for donors to help maintain the fantastic chess collection and premises. Chess enthusiasts could now help ensure that the museum survives.

As a donor of the museum, you receive:
- Free entry in the Museum
- Quarterly museum newspaper with news and presentation of new chess sets
- Mention on the donor table in the museum and in the museum guide

Any amount is welcome. For your donation, visit the official website.
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  • At February 8, 2013 at 1:16 PM , Blogger Alexandra Kosteniuk said...

    I plan on visiting the museum this summer, in June or July and participating in a cool event there.
    Alexandra Kosteniuk

  • At February 8, 2013 at 3:53 PM , Anonymous sebastian wolff, washington said...

    wow all the best Chess Queen - the museum looks awesome. I will surely check it out.

  • At February 8, 2013 at 4:00 PM , Anonymous jl vienna said...

    Tickets booked I will be there - 2013 is made thanks Chess Queen!

  • At February 8, 2013 at 5:10 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Didn't know this museum existed. Rivals the Chess Hall of Fame I guess. Will watch out for you GM Kosteniuk.

  • At February 9, 2013 at 8:24 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri, Knights Chess Club, New Delhi said...

    Great museum. Am sure will survive. There is lot of chess love in the world and I try pitching in as well. Thanks Chess Queen for showcasing this treasure spot.


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