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Painting of Courier Game. A painting of a Courier Chess game by the famous Dutch painter Lucas van Leyden, from 1510.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Simon Spalding wrote on Fri, May 9, 2003 08:46 PM UTC:Good ★★★★
Nice image of the painting... which like so many of the era, tells a story. Looking at the poses and expressions of the human figures, I feel that the male player is confident of winning, and the female player is in the process of making a fatal move. I play Courier Chess a little, but have not yet managed to analyze the pieces on the board. Has anyone else analyzed their game? ([email protected])