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 […]
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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 […]
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, […]
Modern chess sets are comprised of 32 pieces — 16 black and 16 white — on a board that has 64 squares. Themed chess sets, though they are different from other sets, follow these standard specifications. Whether the intention is for frequent play or display only, themed chess sets can reflect who you are or […]