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Enjoying The Magic Of Chess Sets

Author : johnlium woods

Chess sets can provide numerous hours of fun and concentration for people of every age group, and all walks of life. They are for sale in numerous choices of materials, and colors, and you will find even some themed chess collections which may delight players. There is a substantial selection of accessories from which to choose, along with books to assist enhance your game. Let us take a take a look at a few of possibilities.

The classic look is appreciated by lots of people who appreciate and recognize the wooden boards and game pieces. Maple is most often used for the lighter colored squares, whilst other woods such as ebony, rosewood, Mahogany, Black Walnut and Teak can be used for the darker spaces. Extra wood kinds are Elm Root, Wengue, Maccassar, Palisander, and Grey Ash. You will find also magnetic chess sets available, and some are created with board storage built into the mix for secure keeping of the game pieces.

Stone is an additional type of material used, including marble, onyx along with other exotic stones, and come in several choices of color from all over the world. These collections not just offer a look of elegance, but because of their weight the board stays safely in place in a match. Storage instances are also offered for these matching sets.

The brass and metal boards and pieces are designed by the two most well-known companies of Italfama and Manopoulos. They're all hand cast, and a few seem to be painted to continue their intended theme. They are extremely durable and well weighted for convenience of playing. The pieces can be used on any choice of playing board, and might be a means of surprising someone by mixing up the possibilities.

King Arthur and Napoleon are two of the options in historical themes, along with such additional memories as the American Civil War, and other famous battles. For those that wish a much more cheerful setting, there are choices of cartoon characters, and video games, like the cute little dog Peanuts, and the pc game of Mario. Other themes are readily available, and can help in getting children interested in learning this game of technique.

Chess sets can require extra accessories like storage boxes for the game pieces, timers of each digital and analog clocks, and you will find portable kits as well as a variety of choices in carrying cases. You will find even plastic chess sets, and roll-up playing boards for those that simply can't be without an opportunity to play this wonderful game.

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