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I made this one out of some african mahogany and maple I had left over from a job. The pieces aren't the greatest but I love my board. Now I just wish I could find some people to play otb with! :)
Looks Nice! What men are those?
Always thought this set would be the ultimate but not sure which set it is or where you would get it or if its even still availbable. All the pieces are perfect but I have a particular soft spot for the wide mouthed bishops.
Another cool one; you can tell I'm into Blood Rosewood...
I do like the rosewood!! The pieces I have are Staunton pieces, not wood but weighted nicely.
Thought this was cool for a modern set:
I recognize the 2nd picture posted by Grobzilla as being from the USCF catalog. It's carved from mammoth ivory. Yes! 40,000 year old (or more) mammoth ivory!
It's only $13,000, so I'm getting one for me and one for my brother for Christmas. I hope they offer free shipping.
That's the one! It is very sexy. I'd like to see it in Natural Ivory & Blood, too.
I played another OTB game. Analysis needed.
by KeyurShah17 5 minutes ago
why is ruy lopez considered the strongest
by X_PLAYER_J_X 5 minutes ago
Podium Prediction Plus (PPP) - "Standings after Biel"
by ThomasJEvans 6 minutes ago
1001-2000 worst things to do while playing chess
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by DrSpudnik 9 minutes ago
8/3/2015 - Lure And Catch
by RookPFeynman 10 minutes ago
Let's have a serious discussion about...1e4 e6 2 f3!!
by X_PLAYER_J_X 12 minutes ago
Review: GM Pavasovic chess set by Noj Slovenia
by wiscmike 12 minutes ago
When to accept rematches
by LauriAikio 18 minutes ago
I played another OTB game. Analysis please! For higher rated players
by shivamseth 22 minutes ago
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