Life of a King: Cuba Gooding Jr. Stars in Chess Movie

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Chess News & Events | 0 comments

Life of a King: Cuba Gooding Jr. Stars in Chess Movie

“Ex-felon, Eugene Brown, establishes a Chess Club for inner city teenagers in Washington, D.C.” This is the one-sentence description of IMDB’s entry for Life of a King, a new film with chess playing an important role, starring Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. Directed by Jake Goldberger, the film was released in cinemas in the U.S. on January 17th.

 

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ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Camel – 3.75″ King

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Plastic Chess Pieces | 0 comments

ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Camel – 3.75″ King

ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Camel - 3.75

  • King Height: 3.75″, King Base Diameter: 1.75″
  • King Weight: 2.5 oz., Total Chess Set Weight: 54 oz.
  • 2 spare queens included for pawn promotion
  • Green Billard Coth Pads
  • Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.125″ – 2.25″ Squares (not included)

Our exclusive ProTourney plastic chess set with its beautifully detailed knight is our all time best selling premium quality plastic chess set. Pieces have an attractive broad-base design and are triple weighted for exceptional stability on the chess board. The plastic is a matte finish so you don’t get the reflection that you do with glossy pieces. All of these features combine to make the ProTourney a favorite with players and a terrific tournament chess set.

List Price: $ 39.95

Price: $ 39.95

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Crown Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Ivory – 4″ King

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Crown Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Ivory – 4″ King

Crown Series Plastic Chess Set in Black & Ivory - 4

  • King Height: 4″, King Base Diameter: 1.75″
  • King Weight: 2.8 oz., Total Chess Set Weight: 4 lbs.
  • 2 spare queens included for pawn promotion
  • Green Billard Coth Pads
  • Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.125″ – 2.25″ Squares (not included)

Our exclusive Crown Series plastic chess set blends contemporary and traditional Staunton design for a unique look and with features that serious players look for in a high quality set. The knight is beautifully designed with realistic features and fine detail that few plastic sets have. Chess pieces have an extra-wide base and are triple weighted with a low center-of-gravity producing exceptional stability on the chess board. Pieces are a matte finish plastic so you don’t get the reflection that you do with glossy pieces. All of these features combine to make the Crown Series one of the best plastic chess sets available.

List Price: $ 39.95

Price: $ 39.95

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German Knight Staunton Chess Set in High Gloss Black & Red – 3.75″ King

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Wood Chess Pieces | 0 comments

German Knight Staunton Chess Set in High Gloss Black & Red – 3.75″ King

German Knight Staunton Chess Set in High Gloss Black & Red - 3.75

  • Boxwood Painted Black & Red
  • High Gloss Lacquer
  • King Height: 3.75″
  • King Base: 1.375″
  • King Weight: 2.5 oz.


Sometimes simple is best and that’s true of our German Knight Staunton chess set with its simple but attractive design. Unencumbered by fine detail, this simple Staunton design has long been the best selling chess set of all time. These beautiful chess pieces are made from boxwood that are painted black and red and then finished in high gloss lacquer to give them a glass-like finish. Pieces have green billiard cloth pads for a soft feel on the chess board and are weighted for stability. More chess games have been played with a German Knight than any other chess set in the world and it continues to be our most popular chess set.
Chess Set Weight: 40 oz.
2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
Green Billiard Cloth Pads
Recommended Chess Board Size: 2″ – 2.125″ Squares (chessboard is not included)

List Price: $ 89.95

Price: $ 89.95

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ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Burgundy & Camel – 3.75″ King

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Plastic Chess Pieces | 0 comments

ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Burgundy & Camel – 3.75″ King

ProTourney Series Plastic Chess Set in Burgundy & Camel - 3.75

  • King Height: 3.75″, King Base Diameter: 1.75″
  • King Weight: 2.5 oz., Total Chess Set Weight: 54 oz.
  • 2 spare queens included for pawn promotion
  • Green Billard Coth Pads
  • Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.125″ – 2.25″ Squares (not included)

Our exclusive ProTourney plastic chess set with its beautifully detailed knight is our all time best selling premium quality plastic chess set. Pieces have an attractive broad-base design and are triple weighted for exceptional stability on the chess board. The plastic is a matte finish so you don’t get the reflection that you do with glossy pieces. All of these features combine to make the ProTourney a favorite with players and a terrific tournament chess set.

List Price: $ 39.95

Price: $ 39.95

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