You are on the backup site for Chessvariants.com. Any posts, moves, or other changes you make here will not be permanent, because the pages and database from the main site will be backed up here every midnight EST. Additionally, things may not be working right, because this site is also a testbed for newer system software. So, if you are not here to test, develop, or merely read this site, you may want to change .org to .com in the navigation bar and go to the main site.



The Chess Variant Pages



Photos of Hiashatar sets

The following photos are of two wooden hiashatar sets from Mongolia. One is small, in two colors, and distinguished by hias as counsellors to the noyon. The other is larger, painted, and distinguished by hias as warriors attending the noyon. Click on the photos to get a larger image.