Board Games at Your Move Chess & Games
It’s been several weeks since I’ve put up a post and I apologize – keep your eyes peeled on this spot. I have some great ideas for posts coming soon.
In the meantime, I wanted to take a break from chess to talk about the Games in “Your Move Chess & Games” – specifically board games.
First, a brief history. When I started working here back in the nineties, I was a kid in high school. The job was listed at a school job-board, and the idea of games sounded …
The Staunton Design – Tradition Chess Pieces
One question that comes up a lot in both the chess store and the emails we receive at our website is about the term ‘Staunton’. Chess players may know Howard Staunton as a top British chess player in the 19th century, and all know the staunton design for chess sets. However, when you are looking for a gift for a friend or loved one, and they ask for a “Staunton Chess Set” confusion can reign!
The reality is, it is not just professional chess players that are familiar with Staunton style chess …
There are very few who would not agree that chess is a great game for keeping the mind sharp. It is well suited to the young and old alike – some research suggests playing chess can help protect against cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Likewise, it helps the developing brain in pattern recognition, analytical processing, and even patience.
While chess has always been a popular activity in high school, middle school, and even elementary school, we have noticed an uptick in the past several years. One potential reason might be due to tightened budgets for schools nationwide. While arts, music, …
Happy Holidays and have a Wonderful New Year!
All of us here at Your Move Chess & Games wanted to wish all of our customers, past and present, a very wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year.
This has been an exciting year for ChessUSA – We’ve updated our website and unveiled our Chess Blog and Facebook page. If you have not yet heard about those things, there are some handy links at the bottom of this email.
2012 Was not just exciting for the business, however – It was a very exciting year for me personally as well – …
Our Board Game and Chess Set Sale continues!
I know that Black Friday and Cyber Monday were really crazy. We’ve activated a new, simple coupon for the next week to give an instant 10% off any purchase – It’s active right now on ChessUSA.com, but we won’t be advertising this on our website until later in the week.
A lot of stock is limited, and once they are gone they likely won’t come back before the holidays.
CHESSUSA COUPON CODE (VALID 11/29/2012 – Tuesday, 12/4/2012):
TAKE10 – Take 10% off any purchase. No limits …