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Chinese Chess Photos

Here are some photographs of a Chinese Chess set I bought on ebay in 2006. It came with a paper board that folds into the plastic box the pieces go in. But I prefer to use the handdrawn board I made on a large blue mousepad. The pieces slide across it well, it stays flat and stable, and it provides more room for the pieces than the paper board does.

The paper board Pieces on paper board The mat board Pieces on mat board Pieces on mat board Pieces on mat board


Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 11 October 2008