World deaf chess championship

Fischer 810-811 | Michel 954-955 | Scott 717-718 | Year of issue 1956 | People's Republic of Poland

The first world championship for the deaf and dumb was held in Zakopane, Poland, and won by Svaversky of Czechoslovakia.

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Two hands making the sign of
the start of the game
with a tower in the background
Two hands making the sign of
the end of the game
with a horse in the background

Translations

I szachowe mistrzostwa świata głuchych Warszawa luty 1956 roku
= First world deaf chess championship Warsaw February 1956.

Resources

Chess
Deaf
Sign language
Zakopane
Warsaw

First Day Cover


Fischer 810-811 FDC

Proofs

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