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Chess tournament for youngsters at the Balachadi settlement

1945

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum

The settlement at Balachadi, was provided for the Polish orphans rescued from USSR. It was built in 1942 near Jamnagar, in a location offered by Maharaja Digvijaysinhji in the duchy of Nawanagar, which was under his rule. Through 1942, approximately 650 children (aged 2 to 15) arrived in the settlement.

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  • Title: Chess tournament for youngsters at the Balachadi settlement
  • Date: 1945
  • Location: Balachadi
  • Contributor: The Polish History Museum in Warsaw
  • Original Source: The Association of Poles in India 1942–1948
  • Credit: The Association of Poles in India 1942–1948
  • Collection: World War II. Poles in India

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