Chess sets

Chess sets

F. Lanier Graham


No video game HAS goodbye and wealthy a background as
chess; extra has been written approximately it than
any different video game. apparently, even though, little
has been written approximately chesspieces. This
profusely illustrated quantity explores the
evolution and improvement of the "tools" of
the nice video game from the 5th via the
twentieth century. F. Lanier Graham, Assistant
Curator, division of Architecture
and layout of The Museum of Morlern
Art, offers a background of chess via his
discussion of the layout and that means of the
pieces, and hence provides a desirable subject
from a brand new vantage aspect. Of particular
interest is the part at the extra important
modern units, which provides Mr.
Graham's view that modern designs
offer a brand new truth to the traditional and revered
game.

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