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"While all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists"

Author: Alina l' Ami   Print
Date: 2013-08-29 13:55


Is there anything left untold, unheard, unrequited or unseen amidst the far-famed facts, the re-re-retold pages of history or the omnipresent clichés about the best known city on earth?!

Until I find a clear answer to that: welcome to the city with an overwhelming personality, a city that you cannot compare with any other, a giant you cannot avoid nor ignore, the epicenter of fantasies and dreams, a place that exudes perpetual seduction, always the same and always different – welcome to Paris!

In its two syllables, the name of the French metropolis embraces sobriquets that any place on the planet would be jealous of: an absolute cultural landmark, an inexhaustible source of inspiration, the quintessence of elegance and refinement, the capital of glorious food and stylish shopping, the place where you can fall hopelessly in love... Paris is always a good idea.

With its charming character, with that unique je ne sais quoi, Paris has enticed for centuries many of the world’s most influential artists, writers, thinkers and architects to call it their home and become... 'Parisophiles'. Can we still then act surprised that one of the most important pages in our chess history has been written here, in Paris?!Read more...

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