Marcel Duchamp was a champion chess player and played exclusively during the last twenty years of his life.
He famously played a tournament here in Folkestone, 1933, and when he lost the match, he is reputed to have given up playing competitively!
more info on Duchamp and chess - here
Raymond Savignac playing chess against one of his posters!
photo by Robert Doisneau
unusual silk crepe scarf with assorted chess pieces,
c.33" / 84cms.
available at Rennies £45
Paul has just discovered the exciting prospect of openair informal chess, the Four Corner Club, round the corner from CSM!
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