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Which Hand Carved Should I Buy


  • 19 months ago · Quote · #21

    tellmeaboutit

    You definitely were not on the naughty list. That is a beauty.

    naturalproduct wrote:

    I got the '59 Zagreb set from HOS for Christmas. I love it.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #22

    tellmeaboutit

    Really? That is funny

    AndyClifton wrote:

    baddogno wrote:

    May you live in interesting times.

    Which is only funny when you learn that it's a curse! (I've always loved that). 

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #23

    Likhit1

    naturalproduct wrote:

    I got the '59 Zagreb set from HOS for Christmas. I love it.

     

    Wow!Awesome!

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #24

    TetsuoShima

    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    Really? That is funny

    AndyClifton wrote:

    baddogno wrote:

     

    May you live in interesting times.

     

     

    Which is only funny when you learn that it's a curse! (I've always loved that). 

    lol

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #25

    MrToad2U

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #26

    johnyoudell

    Beautiful. I can feel the weight.

    (rather be black with the move than white I think - as long as g3 holds)

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #27

    tellmeaboutit

    I want this set to be a family treasure which will be passed on generation to generation.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #28

    ifekali

    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    Can you recommend a site which offer such sets.

    I humbly recommend our Best Chessmen Ever from Slovenia:

    http://bestchessmenever.com

    Disclaimer: I designed the sets.

    -Izmet

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #29

    TetsuoShima

    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    I want this set to be a family treasure which will be passed on generation to generation.

    Yeah and then they will wonder  whats it used too when chess is extinct, like i wonder what the russian dolls are used for, where smaller and smaller dolls are trapped inside a big one. if anyone from russia is here, i really would love to know what people use them for.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #30

    ifekali

     i really would love to know what people use them for.

    Umm, toys?

    -Izmet

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #31

    naturalproduct

    HurricaneMichael1 wrote:

    USCF sales.

    Which come from HOS (most if not all actually, I believe??)

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #32

    TetsuoShima

    ifekali wrote:

     i really would love to know what people use them for.

    Umm, toys?

    -Izmet

    so they are just dolls, no special use?

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #33

    tellmeaboutit

    I was in Harbin China, and saw these dolls. They come in large and small sizes and each of these have layers of smaller dolls. Most are hand painted and quite beautiful. Many Russians live in Harbin and this is one of the many Things they introduced to China. Harbin has a world famous ice festival and tourists from all over the world come to see beautiful ice sculpture and many Russian dolls end up as a souvenirs.

    TetsuoShima wrote:

    tellmeaboutit wrote:

     

    I want this set to be a family treasure which will be passed on generation to generation.

     

     

    Yeah and then they will wonder  whats it used too when chess is extinct, like i wonder what the russian dolls are used for, where smaller and smaller dolls are trapped inside a big one. if anyone from russia is here, i really would love to know what people use them for.

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #34

    AndyClifton

    Wow, I sure wish that knight wasn't on e5 in post #20... Wink  Mate in 3! (whoo!!!)

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #35

    AndyClifton

    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    i wonder what the russian dolls are used for, where smaller and smaller dolls are trapped inside a big one. if anyone from russia is here, i really would love to know what people use them for.

    I think it's probably one of these things:

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #36

    TetsuoShima

    AndyClifton wrote:
    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    i wonder what the russian dolls are used for, where smaller and smaller dolls are trapped inside a big one. if anyone from russia is here, i really would love to know what people use them for.

    I think it's probably one of these things:

     

    lol really good

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #37

    tellmeaboutit

    Beautiful naturalproduct wrote:

    I got the '59 Zagreb set from HOS for Christmas. I love it.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #38

    gwahyyr

    I have the Zagreb set too, though not from HOS. Check it out if you like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ng3yXWzbM70

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #39

    gwahyyr

    ifekali wrote:
    tellmeaboutit wrote:

    Can you recommend a site which offer such sets.

    I humbly recommend our Best Chessmen Ever from Slovenia:

    http://bestchessmenever.com

    Disclaimer: I designed the sets.

    -Izmet

    Beautiful work, I love it.


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