View the final results for the Chess Power Teams Nationals 2019 or view the photo album
View the final results for the Chess Power Champions Trophy 2019 or view the photo album

Belize: painted faces and chess on stilts

Belize: painted faces and chess on stilts
The Central American nation, south of Mexico, has a population of just 333,000. But in this country, with its spectacular abundance of terrestrial and marine species, chess has become a national passtime. Last May the best players from each district throughout Belize met for what they call a "Chess Olympiad". A special guest at the event, GM Maurice Ashley, sent us this beautiful pictorial report.

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7331

Posted: Thu 30 Jun 2011

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