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(we have deleted affiliate links from this page, thanks for understanding!) 'The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For Life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want of it. By playing at chess, then, we may learn....'

From Benjamin Franklin's Morales of Chess

Chess Teacher
Learn to play the King of Games with this inexpensive starter set.

Perfect for Beginners

Classic Chess Set
This is a classic home chess set that presents all the class of the game

Chess Tin Set
How about this excellent, robust, and VERY economical travel set?

Star Wars chess set, Simpson's chess set, Drinking chess set, Garden chess set
These novelty chess sets are great for enthusing beginners to the game.

Chess Set: Burlwood Chess Box w/drawers
This is a classic home chess set that presents all the class of the game. Made with beautiful burlwood. This handsome chess set includes an 11 1/4" board with 1 1/8" squares and 2.5" king. Drawers allow for easy storage of all your game pieces.

Magnetic Chess In A Tube
With Magnetic Chess in a Tube, kids can play chess anywhere! Features a full-size, super-thick felt game board with high quality magnetic pieces. For 2 players. Playing board measures approximately 11.25 x 10.
April 10, 2010, 5:24 pm

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