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Silly Tuesday: The Royal Game

Posted by
MadScientist (Düsseldorf, Germany) on 21 April 2009 in Sport & Recreation.

Is anyone on for a game of chess? With this one I'm always winning!

(Seen in a shopping window, Cologne)

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Hehehehehe hahahahaha wonderful!!!!! Cats and dogs chess!!! Superb silliness for this daft old Tuesday!!!

21 Apr 2009 6:36am

@Linerberry: Woof! (Meaning: Check!)

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Lovely shot! Very rich colours!

21 Apr 2009 9:55am

@MrsAmber: Usually I don't like through-the-glass shots, but this one is quite okay. :-)

"Marie" :-) from perth, Australia

Wicked animal chess, how cool is that. Great shot.

21 Apr 2009 10:46am

@"Marie" :-): Cheers, Marie!

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

CAts and dogs, how cool is that? Great shot for today.

21 Apr 2009 11:34am

@Lee: Thanks very much, Lee!

Gonzata from Santiago, Chile

COOL , great capture.

21 Apr 2009 12:13pm

@Gonzata: Cheers, Gonzata!

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

Not sure if a war or a dance is about to erupt. :D

21 Apr 2009 3:04pm

@JoeB: That best describes the dilemma of human history. :-)

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Very clever! Nice one for Silly Tuesday!! Bravo! Well done

21 Apr 2009 3:17pm

@Magda: Cheers, Magda!

Niña from New York, United States

this is one cool chess set! wonderfully captured!

21 Apr 2009 5:24pm

@Niña: Thanks a lot, Niña!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

This is very funny.

21 Apr 2009 5:36pm

@Ana Lúcia: Who needs the classical figures! :-)

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Never seen this collection before, just right for a Tuesday.

21 Apr 2009 6:57pm

@observing: Certainly a precious, hand-crafted set! :D

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

What a wonderful talking point this would make - even for a non-player !

21 Apr 2009 7:11pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Next week: Cactaceae vs. Euphorbiaceae.

Tracey from Maryland, United States

Too funny! Love it. Psst...I am taking a break from Am3 for awhile, but will be posting a photo a day over at my other blog...

Please come visit me and I will continue to visit all my friends here too!

21 Apr 2009 7:51pm

@Tracey: Hey, I'll be your guest!

dj.tigersprout from New York City, USA, United States

hehe -- this adds a lovely silly twist to an otherwise anxious game of chess! lol great shot!

21 Apr 2009 8:10pm

@dj.tigersprout: Not sure if it would work with checkers too! :D

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

What a cute set! I'd have a hard time remembering which piece represents which. But the lighting and colors work well here. Of course I can see that it's the dogs who always win. ;-)

21 Apr 2009 9:48pm

@Steven: Who knows! My favourite figure is the dog bishop, by the way. :-)

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Original chess game. I used to play that game when I was young. I take the cats :)

21 Apr 2009 11:09pm

@akarui: e2 - e4 :-)

LauraS from Chico, United States

Wonderful shot. Bravo! Never saw a set of chess pieces like that, but it would definitely motivate me to play more often!

22 Apr 2009 12:11am

@LauraS: I would always have to look at the base of the figurines (their denotation is printed there), especially the knights and bishops are a bit difficult to recognize. :)

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

I love this!

22 Apr 2009 5:03pm

@Eleftheria: Thanks very much!