Piet Design

Piet Design makes historically responsible, buildable products that link to Dutch cultural history. With an underlying goal, as Piet (Elisabeth Rijkels-Visser) says: historical awareness cannot be imposed, but it can grow slowly. I hope that people enjoy my designs and that they contribute to understanding our civilization.

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Chess Game Paper
Black and White

With this package you can make a complete paper chess game, including chess board. Without the need for scissors or glue. Slide and fold the pieces together and weave the white strips of the board into the black background. The pieces are about 4 cm high, the chess board measures 24 x 24 cm. You will receive the chess game in a folder with clear building instructions. An original gift for a hobbyist or for traveling!

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€11.50
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Description

The origin of the game of chess

The forerunner of the game of chess as we know it today originated in India at the beginning of the 7th century. Within a few centuries, the game spread to Europe via Persia and eventually conquered the whole world. The first chess pieces were based on the parts of an Indian army: foot soldiers, horsemen, elephants and chariots. In the course of time, not only the pieces themselves, but also the rules of the game have been modified. For example, in the original version there were elephants, but no queen. She only appeared in the Middle Ages as a replacement for the king's counselor. Chess pieces were first carved from ivory or bone. Later they were turned from wood and nowadays they are made from all kinds of materials: ceramics, metal, plastic and… paper.

The chess game by Piet Design

With this package you can make a complete paper chess game: both the 32 pieces and the chessboard. And without the need for scissors or glue. You slide and fold the pieces together and weave the white strips of the board into the black background. The pieces are about 4 cm high, the chessboard measures 24 x 24 cm. We ship the chess game in a folder including clear building instructions.

Piet Design

Piet Design specializes in historically responsible, buildable products, often with a link with Dutch cultural history. These products have an underlying purpose, as Piet says: historical awareness cannot be imposed, but it can grow slowly. I hope that people enjoy my designs and that they contribute to understanding our civilization. Piet Design was founded in 1990 by Elisabeth (Piet) Rijkels-Visser (1972), who already made houses, farms and bridges in the 1980s. In addition to product development, Piet Design focuses on education and installations that allow the visitor to become part of the artwork itself.

Product specifications
Brand : Piet Design
Designer : Elisabeth (Piet) Rijkels-Visser
Colors : Black & white
Material : Paper
Dimensions : Chessboard 24 x 24 cm
: Chess piece about 4 cm
: Folder 17.5 x 25 cm (lxwxd)
Including : Building instruction
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