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  • Last updated on 9/29/13, 2:52 PM.

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In 1997, the Japanese ambassador’s mansion in Lima was taken over by a terrorist  group (Tupac Amaru rebels), where 75 hostages were held.  A chess set was delivered during the hostage crises.  Embedded in the chess pieces were tiny microphones.

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  • 6 years ago · Quote · #1

    nakodaboy

    interesting, their love for the game was thier undoing....

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #2

    Florentine

       What an ingenious way to nail the bad guys!! I would think though, that is would take a long time to rig up the microphones in the set. If someone knows the rest of the story, please let me know.

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