06th Oct 2021

CIPC #242: Lego chess sets box covers

I can imagine Nintendo disappearing. I can imagine Hot Wheels disappearing. But I can not image Lego disappearing. The ingenious connecting system, the sturdy material, and the simple, modular pieces...

10th Mar 2020

CIPC #161: Jay Richard Kennedy, Schach dem Vorsitzenden

Perhaps you have heard of a 1969 movie called The chairman? Maybe under its alternative title The most dangerous man in the world? It was by no means a success...

12th Nov 2019

CIPC #145: Chess book cover galore

It was a long time ago. It was a simpler time then and there was a certain sincerity to the world, born of simplicity more than of innocence. There was...

29th May 2018

CIPC #70: Chess board box covers

I found a new bizarre niche of CIPC material to get lost in! You can go online, find some pictures of cheap chess sets and revel in the weirdness of...

27th Mar 2018

CIPC #61: The New Yorker Vol.52 No.28

Among literary magazines, the New Yorker takes pride of place, counting authors like Roald Dahl, Haruki Murakami, and Vladimir Nabokov under its contributors. On top of that, it’s the source...

2nd NATO championship, Oslo

1990

North Brabant vs. South Brabant, Breda

1936

North Brabant vs. South Brabant, Antwerp

1935

5th international open tournament, Leuven

1988

Madrid vs. CRÉ Brussels, Madrid

1969

North Brabant vs. South Brabant, Eindhoven

1947

North Brabant vs. South Brabant, Eindhoven

1934

10th international open tournament, Geraardsbergen

1994