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Photo of Tamerlane Chess set. Photo of home made set of historic chess variant.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-03-02 UTC
Having looked at the enlarged photograph I note that the pawns all look the same. How do you keep track of which file they started on? It might be easier with Oriental-style pieces, with a blank face turned up when they are pawns and a specifying face turned up when they promote. Does anyone know how the original players managed?