Chess again this afternoon in Woodseats Library (Peter and Bill). Our redoubtable opponents were Billy (another one-a younger edition) and his granddad, John. First, we had a closely fought game with this set (a memento of the time that a younger member of the Hulse family went to Moscow to improve his Russian). Then, we had another game using an ordinary (!) chess set. Both games were very close. Both our opponents were wily competitors and Billy had been well-coached. They hope to return next week. Hope to see you then (and anybody else who would like to join in. Spread the word!

Twin chess boards from another angle
Two games at once in Woodseats Library.
Bought in a Moscow flea market, so I’m told.


  1. It says Moskva=Moscow in the Cyrillic alphabet. My son Al got it cheap in a market in Moscow, because the hammer and sickles made it a bit out of date. It attracted quite a bit of attention in the library.


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