Known for the large chess game
The Max Euwe Square is located close to the Leidseplein
. However, a bit hidden. The Max Euwe Square is known by the large chess game. Allows to play chess with big chess pieces on the square itself. You'll almost always see people in action with the chess game. The square is in fact named after Max Euwe. The only Dutch World Champion Chess. Hence the great chess game.
Nice in the sun
The architecture of the Max Euwe Square is quite modern. The square is not large and there are a number of shops and restaurants with terraces. Where many tourists are sitting. The whole is, in sunny weather, quite atmospheric. But there’s no need to make a special walk to the Square.