WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Gökyay Association Chess Museum: House the largest chess set collection in the world

26-01-2024

(WorldKings.org) The largest chess set collection in the world in this museum has over 700 sets from 110 countries.

The Gökyay Association Chess Museum, also known as the Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum, is a museum in Ankara, Turkey, dedicated to the game of chess. It is home to the largest chess set collection in the world, with over 700 sets from 110 countries on display.

 

The museum is housed in a restored historical Ottoman house in the Altındağ district of Ankara. The collection is organized under many main themes: History of Chess, Chess and Culture, Chess Art and highlights the competitive side of chess.

 

In addition to the main exhibition, the museum also has a cafe, a library, and a gift shop. The cafe is a popular spot for chess players to gather and play games. The library has a collection of books on chess history, theory, and biography. The gift shop sells chess sets, chess-themed souvenirs, and other chess-related merchandise.

 

The Gökyay Association Chess Museum is a must-see for any chess enthusiast. It is a unique and fascinating place to learn about the history and culture of chess.

According to the Internet


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