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Street Chess

Somasiri Hettiwattage Neiunika Met of Sri Lanka competes in the Chess, Women's Classical round 2 during day three of the 4th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games at Yonsei International Campus on July 1, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Dozens Play Chess On Market Street To Defy SF Crackdown

Dozens of people backed by a brass band played chess in downtown San Francisco to defy a recent crackdown by police on the public games that have been a staple of the city for years.

10/06/2013

Somasiri Hettiwattage Neiunika Met of Sri Lanka competes in the Chess, Women's Classical round 2 during day three of the 4th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games at Yonsei International Campus on July 1, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Chess Players On Market Street In San Francisco Get The Boot

Police have confiscated the chess boards on Market Street, citing complaints from local businesses about illegal activities taking place.

09/18/2013

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