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Royal game. The exhibition catalogue


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The Royal Game exhibition project will be held at the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art from September 10 to October 27, 2013. This truly "royal game" will be presented in the halls of the museum in such an extent and diversity for the first time in its history. The project will present more than 70 sets of pieces, 5 chess tables, rare objects and memorial exhibits. Chess made of porcelain and metal, in walrus, mammoth and true ivory, of wood, glass and stone, birch bark and amber, carved, chiseled and cast; pieces depicting animals and people. The goal of this "multi-move" and interactive project is to display the world of chess through a diverse set of artwork objects, presenting works of literature, where philosophy and magic of chess action provide a starting point for the creation of poetical images and various compositional plots. The exhibition is accompanied with a series of lectures and meetings with prominent chess players, multiboard chess games.

  • Title: Царская игра. Каталог выставки
  • Title (English translation): Royal game. The exhibition catalogue
  • Language: Russian
  • Publisher: Museum of decorative and applied arts
  • Place of Publication: Moscow
  • Year of Publication: 2013
  • ISBN: 978-5-9904009-2-4
  • Size: 21,5х24 сm
  • Pages: 96
  • Cover: soft cover
  • Illustrations: color ill.