The Are you a fan of war chess set? Take a look at Revolutionary war chess set pieces. The American Revolutionary war was a war between the British and the 13 original American colonies between 1775-1783. This was the time when the 13 original British Colonies took up against the British and fought a victorious battle. Taking place from 1775 - 1783, the revolutionary war chess set, gives a historical nod to this event as it takes the game of chess to a more historical level.
The war was won by America which gave way for the United State of America to become a free and sovereign nation. It proved to be one of the most important times in American History. It was until this point that the US remained under British rule. While the outcome of your game will always change, the history is still there and is honored in a unique way.
The way it does this is with the brilliant pieces that it offers. Each is designed from a unique symbol or individual from that war period. To begin with, we will look at the queen/king combinations. For the Americans, they are George and Martha Washing. On the British side, they are King George III and Queen Charlotte.
The knights are also formed from two different combinations as well. Von Stuben/ Layfayette and Burgoyne/Clinton. In turn, the bishops are often depicted as Wayne/Knox and Cornwallis/Howe. Finally, we get to the minor pieces, which we know as pawns. These are simple Life Guards and Black Watches.
When you go over the pieces and understand the history that goes behind them, you can appreciate these chess sets even more. They make the perfect gift for the history buff or even just the individual who is into historical wars. The next time you play the game of chess, take it to the historical level, with one of these brilliant revolutionary war chess sets.