Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Mexico Breaks Record for Simultaneous Chess Games

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"Mexico set a new record for simultaneous chess games on Sunday when 13,446 players faced off at the same time in a vast Spanish colonial square at the heart of the former Aztec empire, Mexico City officials said."

Americans find it hard to beleive how popular chess is in Mexico, mostly since we don't enjoy the same affinty for the game. For any chess enthusiast, this really would have been a sight to behold. If your missionary is into chess, or even if he only wants to learn, we have a great board that you can send to him from our website. (pictured below) click to order (item is listed under "Other Items")


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