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id-iom chess table

Apparently chess has been around in it’s current form since the 16th century (and even then is based on an earlier Indian game called Chaturanga) and is a classic game of strategy and guile. I learned to play many years ago although it has been a long while since i’ve put my knowledge into practice. So if anyone fancies a game just let me know.

Anyway we were faced with a big empty table and had to come up with a snappy design to put on it. Some thinking/drinking time later we came up with the idea of a games table – and what better way to while away some time in the pub than an oversized chess board. In order to give it the id-iom twist we decided to design our own chess pieces for use on the board and after a quick bit of tinkering we had some half-decent pieces constructed which wouldn’t get easily lost or broken in the pub.

So, let’s play a game! How many of our customised chess pieces can you identify? There will probably be a prize for the winner if i can find something we can send out. For larger shots please see our White Horse flickr set.

Cheers

id-iom

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White Horse – Round 1

We were asked if we would do some work at one of our local pubs – The White Horse on Brixton Hill. They were looking to get some work done on the outside and to some of the tables indoors – and that obviously sounded like fun to us. We had a few days to get our stuff prepared and then we grabbed disco-bag, some paint and stencils and headed down to get it done. For bigger (and more) shots go to White Horse flickr set

Cheers

id-iom

OUTSIDE

BIG TABLE

ROUND TABLE

CHESS TABLE

CHESS TABLE CLOSE UP OF PIECES

PIGS MIGHT FLY TABLE

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