CHESS COLLECTORS INTERNATIONAL
An association for people passionate about chess. Created in 1984, CCI’s goal is to study and promote the art and history of the game of chess.
15th Biennial International Congress June 2012, Dresden, Germany
Host of the Chess Olympics in 1960 and 2008, Dresden has an outstanding cultural significance. Indeed, in the Green Vaults the Collectors Cabinet of August II, a great collection of arts and crafts can be admired, including some chess sets. While it is not known whether August the Strong was a good chess player or not, we do know that he had himself represented as a Chess King .
Chinese Chess Sets
CCI brochure - published for the 15th International CCI Congress in Dresden, Germany, 2012. Focus is on Chinese and Japanese chess sets during the 18th-20th century. Includes remarks on china trade, Xaingxi, shogi, Chinese export sets.