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Windmill and solitaire games

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Some fun facts about the chess game - The number of possible moves of a knight is 122 million. - During the Second World War, many code breakers were chess players. So it is a question of arithmetic in both fields. - The expression "checkmate" comes from the Persian expression "Shah mate", which literally means "the king is dead". - In theory, the longest chess game has 5,949 possible moves. In practice, the longest game of all time was played in 1989 by Nikolic and Arsovic. It lasted 269 moves and ended in a draw. - According to the American Chess Association, there are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000.00 0,000,000 ways to play the first 10 moves of a game, which gives you many opportunities to surprise your opponent -Chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili is suing Netflix for $5 million, accusing the production of lying about her story in the series The Queen's Game. - Russia's first tsar, Ivan the Terrible, died in front of a chessboard in 1584 while preparing to fight Boris Godunov. This story is known thanks to the English ambassador of the time who reported the fact to Queen Elizabeth I, herself a great chess player.

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Approx. 28x28x1 cm, pin H 1 cm, O2.5cm Material wood, metal Recommended age: 6+.

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