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Photo's of Thai Chess Set. Photo's of Markruk set of Thailand.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2007-05-23 UTCGood ★★★★
On seeing this page I instinctively liked the look of the set, but found it hard to put the reason into words. I think it's mainly the economy of shapes combined with a certain similarity in conventions (for example relative hrights, distinctiveness of the Knight) to Staunton sets. It reminds me a little of an idea I once heard about for a set made entirely of hemispheres joined together in various ways.