Capcom Releasing Street Fighter Anniversary Chess Set
Capcom is releasing this special edition chess set for Street Fighter‘s 25th anniversary. It is a limited production of 5,000 sets, retailing for $300. A bit pricey, but it looks pretty.
Oh, and there aren’t any special rules (that I’m aware of). Just a really cool looking chess set with Street Fighter characters subbed in for the major pieces. So no character got their feelings hurt for being a pawn, those pieces are Shadaloo skulls and Ryu fists.
Here’s the breakdown of the major pieces:
- Kings – Ryu and M. Bison
- Queens – Chun Li and Juri
- Bishops – Ken, Guile, Balrog and Vega
- Knights – E. Honda, Blanka, Rolento and Akuma
- Rooks – Dhalsim, Zangief, Sagat and Seth
Not sure how I feel about Akuma just being a knight, but whatever.
If you’re interesting in picking one up, it can be preordered at Capcom’s online store. Release date is set for next month.