Quadruple Heavy Weight Tournament Chess Game Set - Staunton 34 Ivory/Black Pieces (2 Extra Queens) & Black Vinyl Roll Up Board
Quadruple Heavy Weight Tournament Chess Game Set
- Staunton 34 Ivory/Black Pieces (2 Extra Queens)
& Black Vinyl Roll Up Board
King Height: 4.12 inches
King Base: 1.875 inches
Chess Set Weight: 4 pounds
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Felt Bottoms insure Soft Landings on the Chess Board Squares
Heavy Tournament Ready Chessmen - Over 3 Pounds!
King: 2.2 ounces
Queen: 2.0 oz. (4 Queens)
Rook: 1.8 oz.
Bishop: 2.4 oz.
Knight: 2.2 oz.
Pawn: 1.6 oz.
Set Weight: 4 pounds
King Base: 1.875 inches
Included is Play Chess - Have Fun! Ebook - All You Need to Start Playing Chess!
The chessmen have been designed to withstand years of use and rough handling - whether hectic blitz play, casual family games or serious tournament competition. These are the same Staunton pattern chess pieces that the US Chess Federation uses at all of its national chess tournaments.
Our tear resistant vinyl board are the highest quality vinyl chess boards available. Not only can these boards roll up and unroll easily for convenient storage, but they also resist tears, spills, and the most demanding abuse. Each board features 2 1/4" squares to meet chess tournament standards. Our carefully chosen colors provide maximum contrast and visibility, yet are smooth enough not to distract players like some other brightly colored boards can. Algebraic notation surrounds the entire board and is clearly legible from all sides.
Tournament standard chess board
Board measures 20" by 20"
2 1/4" squares
Clear and legible algebraic notation
Play Chess - Have Fun! E-Book
Are you ready to begin a lifetime of adventure in chess? Here is your chance to quickly learn the movements of each chess piece, along with the complete rules of our "royal game". But that's only the beginning! Next you'll want to conquer that first opponent, and Play Chess - Have Fun! will show you how. Play Chess - Have Fun! goes on to fill the gap between knowing how the chess pieces move (the basic rules) and knowing what to do next. This e-book will be a BIG help in quickly and easily absorbing the logic and principles of good chess play.
Play Chess - Have Fun! interactive e-book expertly bridges the gulf between the simple rules of chess, and how to actually play a strong chess game. Lewis McClary has been teaching chess for many years, and he has a knack for guiding students rapidly and painlessly to winning chess. So if you want to move beyond merely playing "at" chess, to become a Chess Player, then this is the e-book you need. All of the elements of chess are covered, and no prior understanding of the game is assumed or required - not even a board and pieces are needed with this nifty ChessCentral interactive e-book!
You will get insight into Basic Checkmates, Developing your Forces, Beginning Tactics, The Endgame, Understanding the Opening, Strategy and Planning - and much more! There has been a sore need for this kind of instruction, and the ebook will benefit anyone starting on the road to greater chess skill. If you're ready to start winning games today, download Play Chess - Have Fun! right now...you'll never find an easier way to get started in chess. Because this is a download you will get started in less than 15 minutes and be playing winning chess today!
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You will need ChessBase software such as the free ChessBase Reader. The download codes for both ChessBase Reader and Play Chess - Have Fun ebook are given inside the package.