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Talking Electronic Chess Set – Not for Kids!

Do you get lonely studying the chess board at night by yourself? Do you wish you had a “sounding board” to discuss what move is best? Do you have an extra $30,000 lying around gathering dust?

Those desolate nights are now over. Artist Barbara Kruger, best known for her captioned photographs, has the solution. With an amazing 96 microprocessors she has developed a chess set that has each piece talk and interact with you as you move it about the board.

Although difficult to hear, here is a breakdown of what is said in this video…
#1 – Don’t even Think About it
#2 – Why Prolong The Pain
#3 – (Inaudible)
#4 – You’re good…
#5 – Don’t argue with me…
#6 (heavy Breathing)
#7 – C’mon…

Of course you can always go a less expensive route and purchase Fritz 12 a chess playing software program. Fritz will chat you up and razz you continually (if you let him). Another cheaper alternative electronic chess set is the Talking Chess Trainer. It doesn’t say much, but can talk in several languages.

In any case, $30,000 can put an end to those lonely chess nights!

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