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  mahk ruk (Vietnamese style)

 

Thailand

A chessboard made from stone, in Vietnamese style.

 

It is played the same as international chess, but each of the pieces has an oriental touch to it, e.g. replacing the tower for a pagoda, pawns with long beards and oriental-style hats, etc.

 

  mahk ruk (Vietnamese style)