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Abstract chessset from Poland

This chessset was bought at `Gouden Handen', an art-craft exhibition in the Netherlands. The set, made from wood, was made in Poland. On the photo's, you see the set, Hans Bodlaender, his daughter Annefleur Bodlaender just learning to play chess, and his mother M.K. Bodlaender-Groote.

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Written and photo's by Hans Bodlaender, and M.K. Bodlaender-Groote. The photo's are made with a Kodak DC-20 camera, donated by David Howe.
WWW page created: October 23, 1999.