Checkmate! This origami chess set is tough to beat.
Chess: A game of strategy, intellect, and…paper folding? Add a new element of fun to any game of chess with Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs. A 112-page book tells the history of the game of chess, gives a brief description of each of the six cat breeds and six dog breeds represented, provides brief instructions for playing the game, and offers complete instructions for folding your chess pieces. This kit is all you'll need to play out one of the world’s greatest rivalries: cats vs. dogs!
In addition to a chessboard, this entertaining kit comes with enough specially printed paper to make two complete 32-piece chess sets. Plus, the instructions apply to any 6” x 6” sheet of paper, so you can assemble enough chess sets to host your very own origami cats vs. dogs chess tournament.
Purrfect for origami masters and chess players alike, Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs is one paper-folding collection that keeps the fun rolling long after the creases fold.
Román Díaz has participated in origami conventions and workshops in the U.S., UK, Japan, Italy, Germany, Colombia, Israel, Brazil, France, and Spain, among others. He has authored five origami books and has collaborated on many more. His work is commissioned by advertisers, and his original pieces have been exhibited in many museums, including the Tokitin Museum in Haifa, EMOZ in Zaragoza, and various other venues. When he is not folding origami, Díaz keeps busy as a veterinary surgeon in Montevideo, Uruguay.