Mexican Pulpit Chess Set

Mexican Pulpit Chess Set

Mexican Pulpit Chess Set
The history of this type of set is poorly understood. This is a nice big example in cow bone that has had a bit of a rough time over the years, as has the box it came in.

Chess Quotes

GM Barcza was helping GM Szabo prepare for a candidates' tournament. They were working on a particular line but couldn't figure it all out. Barcza finally said, "It must be tried out! And let the better player win!" Szabo cried out, "That is exactly what I do not want to happen!"