A Present for Paul
It's Paul's birthday. His best friend Mike gives him a birthday present and says, "This box contains two kingdoms. Each kingdom has two castles, two knights, a queen, a king, and as many lowly people as there are important ones." What is Mike's present that contains all of those things?
AnswerA chess set. The castles are the rooks and the lowly people are the eight pawns, the same number of the other pieces. The kingdoms represent the black and white sides.
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