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Photo of Tamerlane Chess set. Photo of home made set of historic chess variant.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2002-09-02 UTC
Thanks to Ben for his comments.
True, the photograph is dark, but it is to better see the details on the
white pieces.
This is a home-made set (mere wood, painted and vernished) and a home-made
board. It is a 11x11 board not a 11x10, because it was made for my
variant,Tamerlane 2000. 
This equipment was made in 1978, a long time ago now, woah, so long I love
chess variants !
As a matter of fact, this is the first variant I designed. Look its
history on my pages : http://www.chez.com/cazaux/tamerlane2.htm
A last comment: 10x10 should not be that difficult to get : it is the
regular board for International Checkers, even though people plays
Draughts in US (a much simpler game), with Internet, Int Checkers board
should be easily available. 
If the reader gets such a board, may I recommend him to try Shako, with
Xiangqi Cannons joining the regular FIDE's set.