Chess at Max Euweplein, Amsterdam

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    playing chess

    by dila Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    this chess game you can find outside on the max euweplein near the leidseplein the hard rockcafe and casino are also here.
    i cannot tell much about this. it start at 9.30 and the pieces will be taken away at 21.30. i took this picture on a sunday.

    Het Max Euwe-Centrum is open from tuesday till friday and every first saturday of the month from half past 10 in the morning till 16.00 in the afternoon.
    MAX EUWE CENTRUM:
    Max Euweplein 30a
    entrance free
    here you can find all kind of information about playing chess.

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    Play a BIG Chess Game

    by stev0305 Updated Apr 7, 2007

    Prof. Dr. Max Euweplein was the best chess player The Netherlands has ever known. He became world champion in 1935. This centre, dedicated to Max Euweplein himself and to the importance of his work for the world of chess, was opened in 1982. Part of the centre is a museum with a number of interesting exhibitions related to the history of chess.

    There is also a chess board with giant pieces. Anyone can play at this chess board (as long as you have the time and patience to wait for a game), and test their skills against Amsterdam's best players. Don't play unless you know what you are doing, they don't like when a tourist "hack" plays. If you don't know how to play it is a cool place to go and people watch.

    The Max Euweplein square and the giant chess board is located in the Leidseplein area on Max Euwplein. And the giant chess board is right in front of the Hard RockCafe.

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    Catch a chess game at Max Euweplein

    by diver-x Written Feb 25, 2003
    Giant chess game at Max Euweplein

    We ran across this chess game as a small plaza at Max Euweplein. This gentleman is just about to lose.

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