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Duchamp Chess set

A pioneer of Dadaism and Surrealism, Duchamp was equally passionate about chess. In 1923 he concentrated on playing and his strength became master class. He played in the French Championships and also in the Olympiads 1928-1933. In 1925 he had his chances to become champion of France.

Duchamp Chess - Surrealist - Wood

Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
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These chess pieces were hand crafted by experienced craftsmen to the highest quality standards. The set’s design, quality, and craftsmanship are unmatched by any other chess set. Providing enhanced boards protection and piece sliding, these chess pieces are secured by a base of green fabric for all pieces. The set is named after Marcel Duchamp a famous French sculptor, painter, and chess player who, along with Pablo Picaso and Heri Matisse, was also one of great artists who helped establish the revolutionary growth of plastic arts at the turn of the twentieth century. Chess has a one-of-a-kind, extremely gorgeous horse. The rest is made up of glass-like forms in a classic 1920s style. Chess is a dedication to this artist who impacted the game’s art form.The chessboard is for exhibition purposes only and is not included in the package. There is no deep description but we ensure you its high quality of chess set.

Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Duchamp Chess Set
Duchamp chess set
Pieces:

Pieces: This includes 32 chessmen and 1 chess board made of wood.

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
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This Marcel Duchamp chess board was manufactured between 1887 and 1968, and even has a signature as well as address stamped on a paper tag attached to the support at a later period (1967-1972), imprinted with signature and address ‘MARCEL DUCHAMP 11 RUE LARREY PARIS (5e) France’. This piece is made up of sixty-four wooden squares nailed and glued to plywood and measures roughly 27 1/2 × 27 1/2 inches. (Size: 70 x 70 cm.) There is no chess pieces includes but we recommend you to use 2 1/2″ chessmen size.

Pieces:

Pieces: Antique chess board made of wood and plywood.

Wrapping It Up

Did you know that some Italian chess pieces with ivory toppings could have been the oldest European chess pieces? It dates to about 980 AD and was discovered in Venafro, Italy. The Museo Archeologico di Napoli has it on exhibit. The debate centers on how chess pieces with Arabic shapes ended up in a Roman tomb. A date of 885 to 1017 AD was determined using radiocarbon dating. If you are a chess enthusiasm, you’re goanna love this set.

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