ITALIAN Chess Philatelic WEB Site of Riccardo ANDREIS

Welcome to all the chess-philatelic collectors friends visiting this page
You are the visitor since the birth of the site , on july 1997, thank you.

Wonder gallery : the most important items in the chess collection ...

Come to visit the collector's gallery , you will find some friends ...

If you really like art & chess, enjoy yourself looking this wonderful creation of Franco Rocco, 

architect & artist, on his page ( 

If you are interested in it, write him too that you heard about him on my site ...

Marostica 1981
I am a member (since 1981) of the German Association GSM (Gemeinschaft der Schachmotivsammler) that you can contact at or writing to Mr. Wolfgang Pahtz

I am a member nr 66 of the French Association AMICALE THEMECHECS that you can contact at  or as well at or writing to Mr. Alain Barnier

I am member too (nr. M0524) of the American Topical Association COSSU (Chess On Stamps Study Unit) that you can contact at or writing to Mr.Jon Edwards

click here to see the chess news from Italy (updated 16.5.2023)

here you will find also every chess-issue listed by year from now back

Visit my chess items market (exchange or sale) (last update : 16.5.2023)

  double stamps proposal  (work in progress - last update : 16.5.2023

rand1.jpg   old and new Italian chess items proposal (last update : 16.5.2023)

1923re.jpg   presentation and proposal of the Italian chess events postcards (last update : 16.5.2023)

sIM71sk2.jpg   List of the Italian chess items (last update : 16.5.2023)

Red meters catalogue & exchanges proposal (always in progress)   (last update : 16.5.2023)

All the known telephone cards concerning chess (code, country, images ..) (last update : 16.5.2023) 

  double telephone cards proposal  (last update : 16.5.2023

Chess cards offerings (last update : 16.5.2023)

List of issues of the last few years (from 1980 till now) from all the world concerning Chess. I am still updating the lists and every kind of assistance is welcome so please write me your informations and your news about, many thanks. (Last update of this catalogue : 04.02.2021)

My want-list about stamps, postmarks, telephone cards (last update : 16.5.2023)

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a gallery of old prints, magazines .. 

a little gallery of pictures

some old chess postal cards

set of chess postcards from all the world

some photographs of famous chess players

some interesting autographs of chess champions

For further information about Chess and Philately you can visite this other related home/web pages :


or write to these E-mail addresses of some friends in the world :


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last update : May 16th 2023 (thanks to many friends for some beautiful images)