In the Crimean Museum of chess and checkers, there are two artifacts that deserve special attention. They differ in their miniature size. The first chess easily fit in the palm of your hand. It is the smallest item in the collection is in the Museum since its Foundation. Another exhibit came to the Museum in October 2009. It is a personal gift known international grandmaster, champion of the USSR in 1989 Rafael Vaganian, who visited the Crimean Museum of chess and checkers in the period of the next Memorial ex-world chess champion T.Petrosian.
Chess of Vaganian as chess Kasparov, signed by him personally: “Simferopol chess and checkers club, good memory about the meeting on the day of the memorial Twitterena”under the text below: With respect GM Vaganian and personal signature.
As we reported earlier, the organizers of this tournament every year the festive concert on the opening day and are preparing an exciting programme of events. In 2009, the memorial was notable for the arrival of a special guest – the well-known grandmaster Vaganian, who gave a simul in conjunction with the youngest grandmaster Yuri Hayrapetyan. This game was notable for the non-traditional system, when the main task of the players was complicated by the fact that it was necessary to define the idea of progress colleagues, to understand the game plan and make a move that would have continued to implement its plan. The session was quite interesting and unusual. After him was the match of the generations, where a friendly meeting Vaganian was going to fight for the chess board with Yuri Hayrapetyan. The match took place on the basis of University and was finished in a draw.
Below are the pictures of this amazing exhibit