Chess Set Redesigned for World Chess Championships

World Chess is well on its way to return chess to 1970s fame. With a bold, fresh vision, entrepreneur Andrew Paulson ushers in a new identity and re-engineered playing environments, complete with a new chess set design debuted at the 2013 World Chess Championships....

Review: Ron’s Opinion of ZMF-II Chess Clock

The ZMF-II was great for G/20, 5 SD. In playing with it, I see that it does break down and shows seconds when under 60 minutes (1 hour).  That is nicer than the DGT and Saitek clocks which only do this under 20 minutes. I don’t think this clock is as nice for...

New 2013 DGT 960 Game Timer

The DGT 960 in new colors black and red is available from April 2013. This model will gradually replace the original white/orange DGT 960 version. It has been a solid choice for players wanting an ultra-compact clock with a wide variety of features including...

Choosing your first chess board set

When an all-purpose chess set is needed and you’re starting out, here are some things to consider while searching for an affordable and durable chessboard set. You’ll have to forgive me for now looking at things from a parent’s perspective now that...

How to Use Electronic Chess Set Novag Obsidian

This video shows the benefits of electronic chess even while software and handheld screens are the rage. Using real chess pieces helps combine motor skills and lessens dependence on our already overloaded eyes and it’s accompanying isolated brain dependence. ...

Storage for giant chess sets

How is your giant chess set experience? For those times when it’s not in use, do you have safe storage for the pieces? There an improved 2-bag solution to help pickup, transport, and store the set – one bag for white pieces, one for black. If you feel a...

Extra Large Crusades III Medieval Chess Set

Massive 6 3/4″ tall beautifully hand painted, Crusades chess set pieces. The Crusades were religious military campaigns fought over a period of 200 years from about 1095 to 1291. Made of solid poly-resin, each piece is hand-painted in detail with long-lasting,...

Brass Chess Set

This brass chess set was created Summer 2012. Chess board is a Elephant texture brass sheet overlaying wood. Pieces are entirely...