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Live Human Chess Game in Marostica 2018
Where: Marostica, Italy
When:  Friday, September 7, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018
 
Marostica is part of Vicenza province in Veneto region. Once in two years, every dual year, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the second week of September, the city holds a Live Human Chess game. The game takes place in the central square of the city and the chess pawns are live people and horses.   Based on the local tradition, two writers Renaldo d'Anganaro and Vieri da Vallanora fell in love with Leonora the beautiful daughter of the local governor Taddeo Parisio. According to the custom in those days, they had to challenge...(read more)
 
 
 
 
 
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