Supported by the Russian house the University library of Bratislava will open the stamps exhibition «Space and chess – my great love» from the personal collection of Anatoly Karpov.
Anatoly Karpov is among the most famous chess players of our times. He is a world grandmaster in chess, 16 times world champion, the first world champion in rapid chess and 11 times Chess Oscar winner. Moreover, Karpov is a prominent philatelist. Fragments of his stamps collection dedicated to space topics will be presented in Bratislava.
Specially for this exhibition another outstanding philatelist and Russian architect Sergey Tkachenko has prepared a compilation of stamps from different countries with pictures of buildings projected by him. All the stamps of this collection have been in space, and it’s confirmed by the certificate.
The exhibition lasts till November 14.