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Zacharus StauntonThe Zacharus staunton chess set. Chess design that almost seems as if it's living. Maybe it is. Maybe it'll help you become a champ. Or at least you'll enjoy losing. It's a real delight to be able to play the game of Kings with such a great set. The feel of weight and the feel of excellence will surely help you attain excellence too.


    • Frank Lloyd Wright Chess Set

      Look at what they have over at ChessBaron USA - a Frank Lloyd Wright chess set design! Not just houses for Frank - chess sets too, and this one follows the same clean symmetrical lines that his  houses do. We love it. | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Jul 13, 2013
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    • Some New Items in Store

      New items over at ChessBaron are the following: The best selling chess set we've ever had is back: http://www.chessbaron.co.uk/chess-M4000.htm It's a black marble design that has swirling shapes - lovely. Less than £100. The self moving chess... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Jul 2, 2013
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    • Shafran’s hexagonal chess

      It is a hexagonal chess variant developed by Grigorevich Shafran in 1956. It uses an irregular hexagonal shaped chessboard. It uses the standard set of pieces including an extra pawn and a bishop. The board has 9 files and 10 ranks with 71 hexes ... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Aug 25, 2010
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    • Chess with four camps in a board

      Enochian chess is a four-handed chess variant with four camps developed under the control of many people. It is finalized by S.L.MacGregor Mathers with its rules entirely completed. It uses a board which is shaded with different colors to represen... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Aug 3, 2010
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    • Why would anyone prefer a themed chess set over staunton?

      Chess sets are excellent collector items that can last for several generations if properly taken care of. Many chessmen and collectors would prefer themed chess sets over Staunton not exactly to have better game experience but for something else. ... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Jul 18, 2010
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    • Introducing the Original King Charles set of chess pieces

      Rosewood is one of the best wood materials for chess pieces. It is hard and very difficult to carve on. It is usually normal to see chess pieces made of rosewood way above the normal price range of chess sets made of inferior wood material. Howeve... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Jul 12, 2010
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    • Chess Ad Opportunites

      ChessBaron now has advertising opportunites for your chess site. Look at: http://www.chessbaron.co.uk/banner_examples.php to see which one suits you and your site best - then tell us how much you want per month! | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Aug 3, 2009
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    • Post JS Chess Advert

      Have a banner for a chess store for anyone to post on their (or someone else's) chess site. If you can take or post a js line 70 characters long (8 words) I'd be happy to pay for it, tell me how much. Example is at: http://chess-sets.veryboring.co... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Aug 3, 2009
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    • Electronic Chess

      Wow - a great product over at ChessBaron - an enhanced Novag Citrine - superb pieces to compliment the new superb Citrine. After their end of 2007 problems Novag now have a better quality Citrine and ChessBaron have innovated again by producing a ... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Jan 30, 2008
      • | 1911 views
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    • New Excalibur Handheld Chess Computer In-Stock

      Chessbaron.co.uk now has the new Excalibur handheld in stock! The previous version of this was the best available but Excalibur have improved it further by adding a backlight. Here's the URL: http://www.chessbaron.co.uk/chess-CM2012.htm -... | Read More

      • bturner
      • | Oct 10, 2007
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