chess for girls

Hugh has a story of the history of chess pieces on his site 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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