Images of the international FIDE chess championships from photographer Stuart Franklinby Prospect / November 18, 2009 / Leave a comment
Armenia excels at chess. Its top player now has a shot at becoming world champion. BBC journalist and documentary-maker, David Edmonds, visited Armenia earlier this year to attend a FIDE international chess championship and discover why this tiny country is now a giant at the game—read his article here. He was accompanied by Stuart Franklin, a Magnum photographer since 1985, who took the iconic images of tanks rolling into Tiananmen Square.
Spectators watch the tournament at the Yerevan chess club[caption id=”attachment_72669″ align=”alignleft” width=”580″ caption=”Following the proceedings of the Grand Prix tournament in…