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Valuable Chess Sets

Brilliant moves and classic blunders have kept chess players fascinated for generations, while the chess sets themselves become more and more collectable, here we cover valuable chess sets.  In the age of enlightenment the game of chess was central to café society in Paris. Here, composers such as Rameau and philosophers such as Denis Diderot gathered at the Café de la Régence to discuss the issues of the day, drink coffee and chocolate, and of...

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