Dutch Coasting

On the Dutch coast, is the small city/town of Beverwijk. It is famous for the blast furnaces of the Koninklijke Hoogovens steel plant:


(http://www.panoramio.com/photo/44425648  – credit Frank1911)

It has a long association with chess, commemorated as early as in 1969 on Dutch stamps:


There is even a museum dedicated to the tournament:




What does all this have to do with chess biographical research? That’s the point – it’s a visual riddle.

What artifact is prominently featured in these pictures from the museum, that can be used to gain information about specific tournaments held in the blast-past?

(Answer next post)


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  1. Pingback: Dutch Coasting (answer) — Hoogovens Tournament | Zan Chess

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