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Street Chess Origins

February 5, 2011

Street Chess using road traffic cones was an idea that developed in Stokes Croft as a response to the perceived negativity of public space in the area. The use of cones was born of necessity. The abundance of traffic cones found on the streets gave us the idea of creating a chess set from what was already in the streets, for use in the streets.

The finalists at the 2010 Stokes Croft Street Chess Championships in Kings Square Park, in singularly festive mood…

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