10345 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
I teach at an elementary school in Japan and recently discovered that a lot of kids at my school like to play chess. Currently we've been using the little dinky pieces from a novag citrine that I own and a printed paper chess board, so I thought it'd be nice to pick up a silicon chess board and some tournament pieces. The sites I've seen sell the board for around $15 and the pieces around $7 but the shipping $132. The question: where is the best place to order online and not take it in the rear on shipping?
BTW, I have looked here in Japan but other than themed sets, like One Piece and Gundam, haven't seen anything like what club players have access to back home.
Thanks for the help!
You could try this website. I'm pretty sure they used to offer discounts if you were buying sets for a school, but I'm not 100% sure if they do or if it was even this site that used to. Anyway, the sets here are a bargain don't know about shipping to Japan though. Good Luck!
Thank you for the response Justin. I appreciate it and will certainly check out your link.
try email@example.com. They sell wooden boards, sets etc. They also sell downloable chess material.
4/20/2014 - Nasty Surprise
by patrickpeng168 a few minutes ago
live chess website can't open
by RonaldJosephCote a few minutes ago
Why do even people even play time chess? Q.Q
by DefenseF0x a few minutes ago
post your hesitation here
Why the hate?
by RonaldJosephCote 2 minutes ago
by 913Glorax12 4 minutes ago
My Most Recent Game
by dblackw2 7 minutes ago
What are you thinking when playing chess?
by cornbeefhashvili 9 minutes ago
best youtube chess channels?
by cornbeefhashvili 10 minutes ago
by Gatife 12 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!