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Annual Chess Tournament at Reykjavík Museum

The annual chess tournament at Árbær Open Air Museum will be held from 2 pm tomorrow in cooperation with the Reykjavík Chess Association.

arbaejarsafn_chess_tournamentPhoto courtesy of the museum.

The tournament takes place at the museum’s square with large chess pieces on a specially-painted chess board.

Entrance into the competition is ISK 1,000 (free for pensioners and children under 18) and entrance to the museum is ISK 1,200.

Árbær Open Air Museum presents the Iceland of the 19th century with staff dressed in clothing from the period.

More information is available on the museum’s website.


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