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Chess Morality X: Seven Wonders. Missing description[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2018-02-04 UTC

The twenty Chess Moralities were half complete fifteen years ago this month 2003. CMX associates each basic Chess piece with corresponding utmost construction of Antiquity:

Falcon - Pyramid; Pawn - Temple Diana; Knight - Colossus Rhodes; Bishop - Lighthouse Alexandria; King - Statue Zeus; Queen - Gardens Babylon; Rook - Mausoleum. Falcon Chess was first played December 1992 when adding the option of "split block" two changes of direction to the piece.

A lead-in to this tenth Morality does quote Lewis Carroll, and current Chessbase article by Carlos Alberto Colodro  trenchantly places the same 'Through the Looking Glass' in Chess literature, focussing on the game Alice joins: https://en.chessbase.com/post/lewis-carroll-y-su-alicia-jugando-al-ajedrez-por-sergio-negri-2018. .