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David de Lucia chess collection

bananamoon

https://www.sothebys.com/en/videos/how-david-delucia-built-a-chess-collection-unlike-any-other?fbclid=IwAR1ZyjODEZJVp0JO18SoQVSGU4CCIRaI9MBEHi9fx7qYKbI5-gEYdl0UgYM

Pawnerai

Amazing video. Should be a permanent sticky up top. Thanks for posting. 

olegershov

Thank you, bananamoon!

RichardHG

@bananamoon Thank you for posting. The video was so rewarding to watch. I am sending the video to some friends.

Crappov

Amazing. Great post!

MCH818

+5 thanks!

Moundchargers

Thank you for posting, This could be a Chess museum all to itself.

Audioq

Excellent video. An amazing collection. Thanks for the link.

Powderdigit
@bananamoon - thank you!
6.30am in the morning here and watching that video with a coffee in hand is a great way to start the day. What a wonderful collection of chess paraphernalia; housed in a stylish and functional space too. 👍
TundraMike

It is amazing. A museum unto itself. 

Jone4s

Echoing everyone's thoughts on a great video.  I have gone down the rabbit hole looking up all the various items in Mr. DeLucia's collection. 

Bamboo58

Are the items going to be auctioned? It was't clear from the website.

bobmeadley

Has to be the best collection in the world as it is easily managed at 4,500 books. The late Lothar Schmid's collection is way way bigger and difficult to sell. Will David sell his? Looking like it with Sotheby's on the job. I wonder are there any sleepers out there. Karpov I suspect for one.              Bob Meadley

awesomejob

https://friend.chess.com/474g

magictwanger

ASTONISHING!!

I hope everyone on these forums gets to see this thread and watch this simply "amazing" video!

Also,it will make it an easier sell to my wife,as to why I need my 19th tournament sized set.

PolarChess
Pawnerai wrote:

Amazing video. Should be a permanent sticky up top. Thanks for posting. 

NO!

chessroboto

Great video. Thank you for sharing.

I cannot even estimate the value of the historical assets in the collection, particularly the personal effects that were owned or used by the previous world champions and their fellow strong players during their respective eras.

I had been wondering where the notes had gone. Here they all are!