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ChessUSA Spotlight on Brass and Metal Chess Sets

A spotlight on some of the many Staunton Brass and Metal Chess Sets at ChessUSA

Some of our new arrivals – that knight in my hand weights over 3lbs by itself!

With all the changes and new items over the past couple of years, it’s very easy to fall far – far behind. I’ve finally gotten to uploading the images for the brass chess pieces we recently received, as well as uploading pictures to a few from last year that never made it on the website. It’s hard to highlight every new item – but I thought this would …

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Watch this amazing chess video short!

A Chess Love Story?

It’s great when we can see some new and creative chess stories – this adorable video entitled “Illegal Move” isn’t just for chess enthusiasts – it’s the sort of thing i’d expect out of a pixar short! One of my coworkers had it up on his page, and I thought it was something that would be great to share.

Taken from the Vimeo page (it was uploaded by Team Rock-It.

I’ll leave the synopsis out – let yourself be surprised. It’s only a few minutes long, but it’s really worth a look. Absolutely adorable. …

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Why do Club Player’s always get stuck in 1500-1900 FIDE??

Are you wondering why so many people get stuck at the 1500-1900 FIDE chess level without making any progress despite countless studying and practice?

You are not alone. Dozens of students around this skill hit a glass ceiling despite continued study of tactics and games, and more.

I recently reached out to a friend of mine, Argentine Grandmaster Damian Lemos, whose ascent to becoming a Grandmaster is very different than your typical story:

As a kid he showed incredible potential, reaching 2000 FIDE expert level at only 10 years old while putting minimal effort into formal study beyond just practicing …

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Memorial Day 2016 – New This Year at ChessUSA

ChessUSA’s Memorial Day State of the Store 2016

It’s been a very busy few months here at Your Move Chess & Games, but with the holidays always just around the corner it is time to let you know about some of the exciting new items we have this year – as well as a special Memorial Day coupon valid all week long.

Not only did we receive restocks on dozens of chess boards and pieces, there are plenty of new arrivals too. This year we have expanded our selection of brass chess pieces and also received a much larger …

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Chess USA Black Friday Chess and Game Sale 2015

SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY WEB-BUSTERS

This year he have decided to go all-out, and we’re giving early access to past and current customers!

Available until 11/29, we have a huge list of chess webbusters, with more to be added as we go over the Black Friday Weekend. You can access them now, live on our site – the full website advertisement will come up on Black Friday, but our viewers get to know about it early!

Special Prices on every item of our Heirloom Collection – Up to 40% off! These fantastic deals include discounts of up to 40% off …

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Memorial Day State of the Store 2015

ChessUSA’s Memorial Day State of the Store 2015

It’s been a very busy few months here at Your Move Chess & Games, but with the holiday coming up fast, I wanted to take a pause to let you know what we’ve been up to – as well as offer you a little something special for the upcoming memorial day holiday.

Not only did we receive restocks on dozens of chess boards and pieces that had been out of stock since the holidays, there are plenty of new arrivals too. Every year we get a ton of new items – …

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Chess in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Solas and Iron Bull

We’re quite busy with the holiday season right now, so I don’t have a lot of time to talk. That being said, one of the other things I like to do – especially when i want to unwind – is play Dragon Age: Inquisition.

What does that have to do with chess sets and a chess store, you might ask?

While you’re out adventuring in the game, your NPC (non playing character) teammates will banter about with each other. You can have different folks on your mission, but if you have two of the NPC characters together – a big …

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