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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-11
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Cambaluc Chinese Chess Photos. A commercially produced Chinese Chess set with Staunton pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Joe Joyce wrote on 2008-10-13 UTC
They are beautiful sets. Those are 2 very nice variant pieces. It occurs to me as I'm typing that these pictures have just gone far toward backing up Mr. Hutnik's contention that we need real pieces. Some of the recent variant pieces we've seen have been almost spectacular. I find the representative pieces, like the cannon, to be somewhat more attractive as pieces. The really abstract pieces are not always as instantly recognizable. Here, of course, they're obvious. I could be jealous quite easily here. :-) Excellent pictures. Thanks.