Run a chess tournament for charity

Run a chess tournament for charity

Two kids, Gabby & Garrett Heller started Chess 4 Charity in 2011 to hold a chess tournament for charity, hoping to raise money for great causes. With their fifth event in October 2017 they not only reached this year’s goal of $7500 for the Childhood Brain Tumor...

Giant Chess Flash Sale

We received a new shipment of our most popular 25″ Giant Chess Pieces in the warehouse. Here’s a great deal this week through Saturday 10/21/2017. All you need is a chess mat or suitable playing surface with 12-18″ squares and you’ll have a...
Idea for a wall mounted chess board

Idea for a wall mounted chess board

A couple of chess enthusiasts and creative woodworking professionals in Hungary began making a unique wall mounted chess board to solve something they encountered while playing chess. The challenge of keeping the figures in place while playing chess over multiple days...
Sydney’s Painted Chess Set at Kentuck Museum

Sydney’s Painted Chess Set at Kentuck Museum

If you’ve ever wanted a painted chess set, completely one-of-a-kind, Sydney Gruber may just be the person you’re seeking! Sydney’s work is growing in popularity and she has a number of favorite chess sets at Chess House on which to ply her unique...
Where is Chess Master Paul Morphy’s Pocket Watch

Where is Chess Master Paul Morphy’s Pocket Watch

In May 1859, American Chess Master Paul Morphy was presented with a pocket watch from the Testimonial Committee of the New York Chess Club as a tribute to his genius and worth. Morphy had recently returned from Europe where his dominant play gave rise to a hero’s...
Kindergartners Paint Chess Sets for School Auction

Kindergartners Paint Chess Sets for School Auction

Kindergartners Paint Chess Sets and here’s the result. “Paul, I am so happy to report that our two beautiful chess sets were sold at our school auction last month. We made more than $2000 on classroom art projects alone, and more than $38,000 from the...