09 October 2015

Chess Art Appreciation

Flickr places this watercolor at Hsinchu City. Wikipedia informs,

Hsinchu (also romanized as Xinzhu), officially known as Hsinchu City, is a city in northern Taiwan. Hsinchu is popularly nicknamed "The Windy City" for its windy climate. Hsinchu is administered as a provincial city within Taiwan. • Hsinchu

The painting is signed 'S.H. Chow 2015', which matches the name of the Flickr photographer.

Quick sketch © Flickr user Sheu Hau Chow under Creative Commons.

The full title is 'Quick sketch of people playing chess in the park today after breakfast'. Is it Western Chess or Chinese chess? To appreciate this painting, does it matter?

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