The knight is a great piece for attacking particularly early in the game. The knight fork (where a knight pins a greater value piece in place such as a rook or a queen whilst delivering check and forcing the king to move) is one of the great strategic wins in a game. Here are some [...]
Posts contained within this category are related or talk about chess sets in some context. Chess sets is a generic term used to describe a combination of both chess boards and pieces. Whether they are manufactured from wood, plastic or other materials.
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India is the largest supplier of chess boards in the entire world. If you would prefer to buy a chess set directly from an Indian supplier, beware of the associated shipping costs when purchasing your set from websites such the eBay and Amazon websites. Whilst India has built a reputation for their hand carved chess [...]
Chess boards come in a variety of materials. Depending on your needs and the aesthetics you desire, you can find chess boards in many different solid woods, with wood veneers, with a gloss lacquer, with a satin finish, made from plastic, made from vinyl or even as stoneware. Chess boards made of solid woods have a [...]
Many countries have contributed to the individual design of chess pieces. England is know for uk chess sets with the Staunton pattern, Scotland has the mysterious Isle of Lewis pieces, China has figurative chessmen, Russia has the bowing-knight Staunton style and France has the French knight chessmen. These styles have each, in their own way, [...]