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Gibraltar Chess festival

In his book ‘A Century Of British Chess’, Philip Sergeant writes that Britain’s first chess club, Parsloe’s, which opened in 1774, numbered among its early supporters George Eliot, later General Eliot, Governor of Gibraltar and commander of the forces during …

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Webb Ellis Cup

New Zealand post issued it’s first 3D stamp – just in time for Rugby World Cup 2011. Featuring the Tournament’s prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, as you’ve never seen it before, this innovative stamp is sure to impress. When you …

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Commonwealth Youth Games 2011

The Isle of Man Post Office issued a miniature sheet of stamps featuring the official CYG 2011 logo, and the Games mascot ‘Tosha’ to celebrate the fourth Commonwealth Youth Games which take place on the Isle of Man from the …

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Equestrian Sport

Republic of Belarus issued three stamps and a souvenir sheet from the series “Equestrian sport”. Equestrian sport began to develop in Belarus after the creation of the first horse-riding school in Gomel in 1957. In 1958 its branch was opened …

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World Judo Championships

The World Judo Championships will be held from 24 to 28 August 2011 at Paris Bercy. Post joins the event with a stamp-sized semi panoramic illustrating three different takes of the discipline and the Japanese ideogram means “the gentle way”. …

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