BRINGING IT HOME

Making the world’s most prestigious game approachable and easier to enjoy

Beauty for Ashes: Fire Destroys 3,500 Year Old U.S. Senator Tree – Legacy Preserved in Historic Chess Set

In 2012, a Senator tree in Florida tragically burned and fell to the ground. This wasn't just any old tree. It happened to be 3500 years old, declared by President Calvin Coolidge as a 'National Historic Monument', and a centerpiece of Big Tree Park in Longwood,...

RegiumChess fails the legitimacy test

RegiumChess almost convinced us. But be warned, it's a scam. We want to believe this chess computer will exist some day. Sadly, all evidence now points to a sophisticated scam complete with a Kickstarter set to attract cash on February 25. Please do your own due...

Bubinga Chess Board Floating Concept by Andrew Van Winkle

As someone who has seen many chess board designs over the years and designed some myself, I was curious when Andrew stopped by with a bubinga chess board concept. It appeared to me as quite original. Already a fan of the edgeless “minimal” boards like my own...