Sunday, June 06, 2010

Art, Science, or Sport?

Whether chess is an art, science, or sport can be debated until the end of time my flag falls, but chess T-shirt design is an art. Before they shrink down to an even smaller rating size, I present my favorites (unfortunately probably all "out-of-print").

Created by a long-ago BCC player (who also made an Alekhine and Lasker version):

From our northern neighbors:

From an Alaskan vendor called Gamble Gold (Thanks, Joe!):

The nicest USATE T-shirt I know of, created by player John Muth:

I'm afraid, however, that none of these will hold off an overheated Yankees fan.

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