Zagreb set --- Ebonized/Boxwood --- from ACE

Eyechess

Come on KnightsForkCafe.  Tell us more.  I’m enjoying this.

And remember, they are only Chess sets.  They are only Chess sets,...Om,...

 

Schachmonkey
Indeed if you collect them many here do. As much research as one does you still overpay. Deal with a bad seller it happens. We will all live through this too.
😀😀The ego roars the blood pressure ...🤣
Schachmonkey
Thanks all just spend it’s good for the economies we live in ✌🏻
MCH818

I think "ripped off" is a little harsh. I get where @KnightsForkCafe is coming from. Not getting ripped off seems very important to @KnightsForkCafe and that is fine. We each have our requirements for chess sets. This seems to be his. Mine is design and when my requirement gets violated then I get a little out of sorts. I usually don't project this onto someone else's purchase though but I get it. It is like an itch that won't go away.

 

KnightsForkCafe

Well if you enjoy getting ripped off. By all means continue to overspend on sets that will gladly take your money. Personally I think that it is a shame that you guys celebrate getting ripped off. This is the way I see it and it disgusts me. If you guys are unwilling to see it for what it is. There is nothing more I can say. I said what needed to be said and that is all I can do. Piece Out and enjoy playing. :peaceful

IlFabreis

It's ok to advice some cheaper sets, your first post does that and it's ok. After that, it's rude and unnecessary to say that he was ripped off, everyone do what they want with their money, and maybe he saw that the set he bought was better for him even at a higher price than the one you adviced.

Eyechess
KnightsForkCafe wrote:

Well if you enjoy getting ripped off. By all means continue to overspend on sets that will gladly take your money. Personally I think that it is a shame that you guys celebrate getting ripped off. This is the way I see it and it disgusts me. If you guys are unwilling to see it for what it is. There is nothing more I can say. I said what needed to be said and that is all I can do. Piece Out and enjoy playing. :peaceful

Poor baby 😩

Schachmonkey
For not wanting the last word your becoming a parrot. Knightsforkcafe
Westsailor32

Definition of irony... someone pointing out to KnightsForkCafe he could have bought the exact same 'Mexican Drueke Players Choice' chess set for half of what he paid for it on Etsy ("I have already purchased the one on Etsy. Oh well such as life")

https://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess-equipment/mexican-drueke-players-choice

 

Eyechess

For mankind and humanity!

MCH818
GambitHawk wrote:

Why would anyone spend more on a set when you can you play on a screen? You people disgust me! You are all getting ripped off by the master wood crafters and manufacturers!

That's true! The set I had as a kid was in a game called chess88.exe. It was free on my dos bootable floppy. Haha!

jjupiter6

We are lucky to have the Chess Set Police out in force on here to keep us safe.

EBowie
Junckerlz wrote:

What's the wood of the board?

Maple and Walnut.  It's actually just one of the tournament boards from House of Staunton --- $69 if I remember correctly.  I sprayed it with polyurethane because the surface was a bit rough.  Since it was a cheaper board, I didn't mind risking damaging it with the spray.