• Please specify the product's option(s).

    ENDGAME T-SHIRT - THE TURK

    ENDGAME T-SHIRT - THE TURK
    img

    Alternative Views:

    Our Price: $21.95

    Catalog Product Code: T-TURK

    Our Price: $21.95
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img

    The Turk was one of the greatest hoaxes of all time. Built in 1770, the Chess Playing Automaton, nicknamed The Turk, was said to be a machine that could best any man at chess. While in fact, The Turk was an elaborate mechanical illusion that swindled people on both sides of the Atlantic for nearly 100 years before being destroyed in a warehouse fire in 1854. The Turk's victims included both Napoleon Bonaparte and Benjamin Franklin. Edgar Allen Poe even tried to debunk the machine, but was wrong with several of his assertions.

    Endgame Clothing believes that intellectual passions, like chess, are at the very core of being human. Passion of the body is nothing without passion of the mind. It's our body that engages in the act, but it is our mind that provides us with the lasting joy of it.

    Endgame strives to create the finest chess apparel on the planet. The thought, care and craftsmanship that go into each design are second to none.

    All shirts are printed on 100% ringspun, preshrunk cotton for an amazingly comfortable playing experience. All shirts have a classic athletic look. If a looser fit is preferred, consider ordering a size larger.

    The Turk shirt: Black shirt with large front print design, using discharge inks for a super soft feel and vintage look.

    Printed on 100% ringspun, preshrunk cotton Amazingly comfortable playing experience. Classic athletic look.

    Related Products

    • Spinning Chess Medals
      These chess medals are designed with four chess pieces in the foreground, a chess board in the background and a stylized ribbon edging.
      img

      Spinning Chess Medals

      Catalog Code: AWDSP

      Our Price: $3.45


    • ENDGAME T-SHIRT - HYPERMODERN GAME
      The Hypermodern Game Shirt: A one color black design printed on a charcoal shirt made from 100% preshrunk ringspun cotton.
      img

      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - HYPERMODERN GAME

      Catalog Code: T-HYPERMODERN
      Our Price: $21.95

    • INSA Wooden Mechanical Chess Clock - Light Wood
      A favorite amongst tournament Chess players, the INSA Wooden Mechanical Clock features the beauty and precision of European production. It is housed in a beautiful solid wood case and has the quietest mechanisms available on a mechanical Chess clock. It also features a revolutionary expanded last minute time-scale removes the guess-work and allows you to better manage your remaining time. You won't find a more attractive wooden clock at this price ANYWHERE!
      img

      INSA Wooden Mechanical Chess Clock - Light Wood

      Catalog Code: CLKINSA-LT
      Our Price: $79.95

    • The Living Chess Game
      Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14
      >Living chess games have been referenced in works from classic authors such as Lewis Carroll and Kurt Vonnegut; this theater art was also mentioned in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. With The Living Chess Game: Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14, any parent, librarian, teacher, or after-school instructor can successfully stage an educational and entertaining living chess game.
      img

      The Living Chess Game

      Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14
      Catalog Code: B0045OB

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $14.98


    • Knights Chess Medals
      These chess medals are designed with four chess pieces in the foreground, a chess board in the background and a stylized ribbon edging.
      img

      Knights Chess Medals

      Catalog Code: AWDKN

      Our Price: $3.99


    • RockLove - White Queen Chess Necklace
      The silhouettes are timelessly recognizable - with centuries of romance and conquest soberly contained within the six iconic shapes. Wars - and sanity - have been won and lost on the black and white board.
      img

      RockLove - White Queen Chess Necklace

      Catalog Code: RL-W6028
      Our Price: $59.95

    • RockLove - Rook (Castle) Chess Earrings
      The silhouettes are timelessly recognizable - with centuries of romance and conquest soberly contained within the six iconic shapes. Wars - and sanity - have been won and lost on the black and white board.
      img

      RockLove - Rook (Castle) Chess Earrings

      Catalog Code: RL-3016
      Our Price: $85.00

    • Plastic Chessmen Key Chains - Black/White Rook
      Want to set your keys apart with a custom keychain? Looking for a cool gift or an award for your young chess players? These plastic chess key chains make an ideal solution for you chess club, school or individual chess player gift ideas.
      img

      Plastic Chessmen Key Chains - Black/White Rook

      Catalog Code: MENSNGLKEY-BW-ROOK

      Our Price: $1.00


    • Science, Math, Checkmate
      32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving
      Chess captivates children. Connect their interest to education with Science, Math, Checkmate, an activity book and teacher resource for grades 3-8. Students learn chess rules and strategies through activities coded to the 32 pawns and pieces on a chessboard. The 16 pawn activities require no chess knowledge, 14 of the piece activities build on students' growing familiarity with chess, and the two king activities challenge budding chess experts.
      img

      Science, Math, Checkmate

      32 Chess Activities for Inquiry and Problem Solving
      Catalog Code: B0021OB
      Our Price: $24.95

    • Super Deluxe Tournament Director Kit
      The Super Tournament Director Kit includes the Guide to Running and Organizing USCF-Rated Tournaments booklet and all of the necessary forms to direct both Swiss and Round Robin Tournaments. It includes a pack of 100 carbonless score sheets, tournament pairing cards and a Chess Player's scorepad.
      img

      Super Deluxe Tournament Director Kit

      Catalog Code: TDSUPER
      Our Price: $139.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb