Special thanks

Special thanks to:

My family who always supported me. You are the light of my life. Without you i cannot imagine what i can become. You always inspire me, help me work hard. I love you.

Frank A Camaratta, founder of the House of Staunton, without your help, none of these projects could have been possible. What a brilliant mind. A few words describe you: creativity, intelligence, knowledge.

Mr Jerry Crain, my new commercial partner in America. You are simply an amazing smart person.

My Indian Partner, help designing and manufacturing these astounding pieces of art. Helping to steer in the right direction, you are the best and deserve the best. Your tireless efforts to perfect our products is to be praised. The whole team deserve my gratitude.

Jérôme Choain: Engineer, co-developer of JOCLY.
A few words: Let me just choose my words, tremendous qualities among them Cleverness, inventiveness, artistic touch, a real pleasure to work with you.

Oleg Raikis: Meeting you is a true inspiration. Your ideas concerning some details in the development and carving of pieces were very instructive.<
Hope you pursue your outstanding work as a Carver. Your work is a piece of Art. When we touch the pieces, it’s like contemplating a Diamond: too much emotion. Your Flowers Chess Set is probably the most beautiful Chess Set I ever got in hand.

Jean-Louis Cazaux: A special thanks to JL Cazaux. Certainly among the most renowned persons in chess history, he wrote many books on chess history. He is also a Chess Variant inventor (Metamachy, Gigachess). Thank you for sharing some of your work, knowledge, wise point of view and accurate criticism (Fairy Chess Pieces, Evolution of chess through history etc.).

To Fabian Fichter and Ferdinand Mosca, two talented programmers that helped provide very strong engines and make possible thorough play testing. My gratitude is eternal.

All of you who support Musketeer Chess team: You are the reason we are passionate about our work. We try to do our best to give you the best games, the best products, and keep your flame loving the greatest game ever invented, Chess and Musketeer Chess.