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Czech Republic

Prague: plague Wilhelm Steinitz (courtesy of Henk Alberts)


Denmark

Copenhagen: The Design Museum

Copenhagen: National Museum


France

Chartres: cathedral, 2 stained glass windows with a chess board

Fontainebleau: castle, 2 chess sets from Napoleon

Le Mans: St. Julien cathedral, angel with chessboard

Paris: Louvre, St. Louis chess set

Paris: Cabinet des Médailles, Charlemagne chess set


Germany

Berlin: Gemäldegalerie, chess painting Lucas van Leyden

Kiel: Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesbibliothek

Löberitz: Schachmuseum

Munich: Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

Naumburg: cathedral, sculpture of chess playing monkeys

Peenemünde: Historisches-Technisches Museum (courtesy of Lucas Rossing)

Ströbeck: chess village with chess museum


The Netherlands

Amsterdam: Max Euwe Centrum

Amsterdam: Max Euwe Plein

Helmond: Gemeentemuseum, medieval chessmen (courtesy of Leo Hovestadt)

Rotterdam: Schaakstukkenmuseum


Russia

Pushkin: Catherine Palace, puzzleball chess set (courtesy of Truus Pauw)


United Kingdom

London: British Museum, The Lewis chessmen
 


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