chess for girls

Hugh has a story of the history of chess pieces on his site gapingvoid.com. Apparently it comes via a drunk Scottish guy in a pub.


Chess pieces are wee representations of ancient warfare.


Somehow I was reminded of playing Battle Chess as a kid. Here are some kick-ass EGA screenshots.


 


Click the one on the right to zoom

Title is a SNL reference to a skit where “chess for girls” was like my little pony and you dressed the pieces up and put makeup on them etc.

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