Chess Life article about Chess Sets & Conflict

One of Baltimore artist Gianni Toso’s sets of chess pieces.
One of Baltimore artist Gianni Toso’s sets of chess pieces. Photo: Menachem Wecker

My article “Chess Sets & Conflict,” which reflects on the ways that chess sets, for centuries, have done double-duty as political and religious symbols, appears in the Dec. 2018 issue of Chess Life magazine. It may be accessed in PDF format via this link. To read the entire issue Chess Life, and to subscribe to future issues, visit this link to join the U.S. Chess Federation, which publishes the magazine.

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