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

"The great master places a Knight at e5; mate follows by itself."

  "Some Knights don't leap - they limp."

  "A chess game is divided into three stages: the first, when you hope you have the advantage, the second when you believe you have an advantage, and the third... when you know you're going to lose!"

— Savielly Tartakower