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for blind people  (England)

England. In play, this set "for blind people" was used by the blind player, while the seeing player did use a normal board on which he did the moves for both players. In that way the blind player could touch (and "see") all the pieces using his own board without distracting the other player and without violating the rule of touch is play. Of course it has nothing to do with blind man chess, where a player deliberately does not see the boards.

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  • England, for blind people
  • Early 20th century (or earlier?)
  • Wood pieces 2.0 (pin is 1.5; top at white is 0.3)
  • Original box 20.7×6.8×5.2
  • Board 32.5×22.3×2.8