13492 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
Anybody know what set of pieces is being used? Lots of good photos here:
I believe it's specially designed for the tournament. I'm sure they'll release a version of it for the viewing (buying) public after the tournament is over.
well i guess its just normal dgt pieces, i mean its also a dgt board.I would look at the dgt website, maybe they have it there.
I did look at the DGT site - nothing I found there looked the same as these pictures. The king in particular looks quite different than anything on that site.
I was correct.
Details about the design process:
You can buy it here:http://www.sac-games.com/product.php?id_product=166
i like this set a lot.... other than the knights, which are really, really ugly. they also lack any detail which usually denotes a quality set.
i find the king too big, i guess its more something for the feminin player.
chess set is very modern and beautifull. I like king with crown. BUT I WANT 4 QUEENS!!!
Well..As a chess set colllector I have a chess set of Regency Chess Company £41.98 called "Pioneer Golden Rosewood Chessmen 3 3/4 Inches" in Amazon Uk (idem) http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pioneer-Golden-Rosewood-Chessmen-Inches/dp/B008LV476S/ref=sr_1_56?s=kids&ie=UTF8&qid=1364597488&sr=1-56 and...The King, The Queen, The Rook and Pawn have the same design, or the similarities are so amazing!! Only The Bishop and Knight are diferent! The Knight is clear an improvement based of normal DGT pieces!Well inovation...bla, bla, bla! And yes... this set is not for the Candidates Board! The pieces are "muffled" in the squares!Marketing only!This Set is good, nothing more! Far away of Jaques or British Chess Company, Ayres and so on!Thanks, from Portugal
Sue me, I love the knight. A bold design, out of the ordinary. Modern with no loss of tradition. Just received the set today, it is beautiful.
I am sad to report that one of the pawns arrived broken, a collar chipped. This is unacceptable on a 199,99 pound sterling set.
Funny I was thinking about the type of DGT pieces use during this London Candidates tournament 2013. I have 2 DGT electronics board with several DGT chess sets and never seen the chess set they are using now. But Cubis is correct he has posted a link. I have also copy link (see below) for see the details of the DGT pieces use during this London Candidates tournament 2013. I personal like the ebony and royal DGT pieces but this are interesting
Details about the design process for the DGT chess set being use for London Candidiates Tournament 2013:
Wait for opponent before pressing the clock?
by uscftigerprowl a few minutes ago
Chess strategy books for a player rated around 2000 USCF
by binchunsu 6 minutes ago
What do you play against 1.e4?
by FutureGM2001forlife 7 minutes ago
What People Do When They Loose
by egoole 8 minutes ago
Does most of the world really love the stalemate factor?
by 0110001101101000 10 minutes ago
When is the Carlsen vs Nakamura blitz final?
by ChrisWainscott 12 minutes ago
Oganizers and Profit
by CrimsonKnight7 12 minutes ago
What do you say when people ask how good at chess you are ?
by egoole 13 minutes ago
Worst Thing To Do On Your First Move
by egoole 18 minutes ago
All The Reasons We Hate V3!
by Spacebux 21 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 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!