Unusual patterns on the chessboards are created using various combinations of colorful fruit, as well as any other organic or inorganic product of a suitable shape and size. The shape of chess pieces was simplified to the utmost. Some of them (rooks, knights, bishops) – though it may not be easily discernible – bear the ‘family resemblance’ to the classically shaped chess pieces. As for the king and queen, they can be recognized by exaggerated sexual characteristics.