"chess set", "chess sets", "chess pieces", "chess museum", "schaak"

Myanmar  (Asia)

Myanmar. In Myanmar chess has its own rules and initial position. I'm not sure whether all pieces move like our chess. The figures here are the traditional figures used to play Burmese chess. It is a standard chess set. I do have several other sets listed in Myanmar at the "To look at" menu.

  • Myanmar
  • ca. 1980
  • Wood K 7.4; p 4.9

Myanmar. This cute glass chess set has been handmade in a small factory just outside Yangon (formerly Rangoon).

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  • Myanmar, Rangoon
  • 2010
  • Glass K 8.2; p 3.3-3.7