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Hurricane Sandy – Chess Store Downtime

I just wanted to briefly post about Hurricane Sandy – as you well may know, our chess store is located on Long Island and is thus right in the middle of it all.

Due to that, our access to the store has been seriously restricted. Although we’ve been out of operation for a couple of days, the store has now reopened but it will take some time to get everything back to 100%. Things are slowly getting back to normal and I appreciate all of the well-wishes, thoughts, and prayers from everyone. As you can imagine, there is a bit …

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Chess Sets Made in America

As we approach the holiday season, I thought it was worthwhile commenting on some of the questions we often receive here at the chess store. I think it can provide some interesting insight in to the chess industry – after all, an informed consumer is a good consumer!

Today’s question: Do you have any chess sets from the United States? / What chess sets are made in America?

I’m going to follow up this post with another with all the different countries we’ve been involved with in the chess world as far as manufacturers – it’s a lot! Because there …

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Your Move Chess supports Brooklyn Castle – You should too!

One of the things I would like to do with the Chess USA blog is to be able to spread the word about great chess news, and new things in chess. While sometimes I like to be prepared, something just sneaks up on you and you want to immediately let the world know.

With that in mind, I wanted to briefly post about the movie Brooklyn Castle, which is premiering in limited release today.

Last night, a story about the movie came up on my fiancé’s news feed and I’m glad she showed me the article. I wanted to try …

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Welcome to our blog.

I’ve been working here at Your Move Chess and Games for over half my life now, and one of the things I have appreciated about this business is not only how unique we are as a business, but also our drive to adapt and change over time so we can stay relevant. So, with that in mind – after 34 years in business we’re taking the social media plunge, starting with a blog written by yours truly.

So, what can you expect from a chess store blog?

That’s a great question, and in all honesty one I have had to …

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