House of Staunton Deluxe Tournament Bag- Your Whole Chess Experience Fit to Perfection!

Introduction: From 15+ years of experience, I have bought cheap chess tournament bags and I have bought expensive chess tournament bags. In comparing the two,  the old adage goes; you get what you pay for. In looking for a chess tournament…

Analog Versus Digital Chess Clocks. Which to Get?

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Introduction: What is a Chess Clock and What is its Purpose? A chess clock is a tool designed to control how much time can be allocated to a game. This is because some games can get so complicated that players can take hours to figure out what…

The Golden Collector Series Luxury Wood Chess Set-Beautiful Chess Art at its Best!

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more information. Product: The Golden Collector Series Luxury Wood Chess Set, Box, & Board Combination Price: $8495 $6295 Cheapest Place to Buy: US Chess Federation…

INSA Wooden Chess Clock- The Easy Way To Track Game Time

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Product: INSA Wooden Chess Clock Price: $69.90 (with free shipping if you are an Amazon prime member) Cheapest (and best place) to Buy: Amazon.com Type of Chess Clock: Analog My Rating: 9/10 The Beauty of the Chess Clock I…

Vintage Chess Books Still Prove Relevant

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I have been looking around as of late for some vintage chess books on those unorthodox openings that I just LOVE playing. Not too many results it seems. So I find on Amazon, "1,340 results for books on the english opening" (might be interesting…

The Best (And My Favorite) Plastic Chess Set to Analyze Those Wacky Openings!

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The Best Chess Pieces: In order to be able to play my wacky chess openings against others, I highly recommend a really great plastic chess set. When I am traveling a lot to chess clubs, I always use a really great chess set with plastic…