Absolutely Gorgeous ‘Street Fighter’ Chess Set From Capcom
Chess has often been referred to as the ultimate mental warfare so what better way to play the game than with the characters from Capcom’s Street Fighter video game.
As part of of the game’s 25th anniversary Capcom is offering a limited edition chess set that features the game characters as the pieces that are made out of silver and pewter colored resin, with the board is made of smoked and sandblasted glass.
The character breakdown for the pieces are:
- Ryu and M. Bison are the Kings
- Chun-li and Juri are the Queens
- Ken, Guile, Balrog and Vega are the Bishops
- E. Honda, Blanka, Rolento and Akuma are the Knights
- Dhalsim, Zangief, Sagat, and Seth are the Rooks
- Ryu’s fist and Shadaloo’s winged skull are the Pawns
Capcom has commissioned 5,000 sets and they can be pre-ordered at the Capcom store for $300.