From left to right: original, donated, replaced...

A nice bone barleycorn set was acquired with an amusingly mismatched home-made King. Alan Dewey, the ChessSpy, was kind enough to source one for me which was a better fit.

The thing on the right has been put together from bits of a Selenus set, whose characteristic feature is (nested) crowns. Alan points out that they normally point upwards!

Chess Quotes

"A draw can be obtained normally by repeating three moves, but also by one bad move."

"The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake"