Glass Chess Sets
The number of different chess pieces and chess boards is staggering. Not only are there hundreds of designs and styles, there are also many different broad categories of chess piece sets each filling their own niche. Be it from glass chess sets to marble chessmen, these categories of chess products have had their popularity wax and wane over the years.
I’d like to take a little look at some of the popular chess design styles. Today i’ll focus on glass chess sets.
The popularity of Glass Chess Pieces
Glass has been a popular choice for …
Antique Chess Sets
There are not a whole lot of brick and mortar chess stores out there, so I realize we fill a very particular niche in the chess world. Because of that, we get a lot of requests for things we do not normally handle. Probably the most common? Questions about antique chess sets. How much are they worth? What are they made of? Sometimes just a search to find out a little more about a chess piece set that has been passed down in the family.
While answers are often extremely hard to come by, I thought …
Our spring cleaning sale – active now!
The weather is finally getting good here in New York, and we’re taking this as the traditional opportunity to do some spring cleaning. Once we clear the shelves a bit, we can make some determinations about not only products for the upcoming holidays, but also investigate some cool new ways to expand what we do from the retail side of things to also have more of a social aspect – but more on that in a later post. For now, what does that mean? Our Spring Cleaning Chess & Game Sale, …