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Conqueror Staunton Chess Pieces Review

The Conqueror Staunton Chess Collection

We’ve gotten some exciting and fantastic new chess pieces, and no matter how many photos we take, they can only tell so much. This year we have started doing video reviews for some our new arrivals and old favorites. The first in this series is the Conqueror Staunton Chess Sets, a new arrival that is a fantastic and unique additional to our collection.

The Conqueror Staunton Chess Pieces

The Conqueror Staunton chessmen are some of the heaviest chess pieces we’ve ever seen as well as some of the most luxurious. These chess pieces are …

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ChessUSA Black Friday Chess Set Sale 2017

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Memorial Day 2017 – New Chess Sets and More

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Our Favorite New Chess Sets

Now that we’ve made it through the busy holiday time here at the chess store, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite new items from last year. We get in dozens of new items every year and these were real stand-outs. Not only do they look great, but they fit a need that has long been lacking in the chess market.

9 3/4″ Rosewood Magnetic Chess Set w/ Case

Over the years, a popular question from customers is how to travel with a flat chess set. While there are chess boxes for chessmen, there were few chess …

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Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play Quantum Chess. How Did I Miss This?

Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play Quantum Chess Match

Have you ever heard of Quantum Chess? It’s a real game as if regular chess isn’t hard enough!

This awesome video pits actor Paul Rudd against noted Physicist Stephen Hawking in a epic game of Quantum Chess that determines our future. (Narrated by Keanu Reeves)

A great little video to start your weekend. I think wee should do more of this for regular chess. Although it has clearly been exploding in popularity in recent years, so many people feel that chess is so unapproachable. It reminds me of …

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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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