Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum

Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum

Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum

Based on historical findings, the recent period of chess sport, which has a history of over 4 thousand years, is found in the two-storey museum in Altindag District of Ankara. Most of the works exhibited in the museum are in the form of chess sets acquired from many countries of the world by the well-known collector Akın Gökyay, who also entered the Guinness Book of World Records. The founders of the museum summarizes the aims of the museum as both young and old to appeal to everyone, ‘wide adoption of chess, which has the basis of analytical and multi-faceted thinking, and its spread among young people’ Time flows like water at the Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum, where more than 700 chess teams with their intriguing designs can be seen closely within a wide area of thousand 8 square meters. It is hard not to be surprised when examining the reflections of each country's unique cultural and artistic characteristics on chess teams. Within the historical structure, you can enjoy the serenity while watching chess teams of different concepts, such as films and countries, which are listed in four main themes in an authentic atmosphere. The Gökyay Foundation Chess Museum, which has a different experience for chess enthusiasts and children, can be visited with a modest entrance fee.

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  • beyzakorkmazzx
    12.08.2022 07:52

    Birçok kategoride farklı ülkelerden satranç takımları sergileniyor. Toplam 700'ün üzerinde satranç takımı olduğunu öğrendik. Antik Mısır, Simpsons, Batman gibi temalara sahip takımlar var özellikle yüzüklerin efendisi takımı güzel görünüyordu.


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