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- - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-10-22 19:54
I was just interested in the other equipment everyone was using.  Here is some of the best stuff I could find from the web (so far):

Electronic Chessboards:
http://www.amazon.com/thechessstore-Grandmaster-Chess-Computer/dp/B001J7M6VY/ref=pd_rhf_p_t_1
http://www.amazon.com/Excalibur-975-Chess-Station/dp/B000066987
http://www.chesshouse.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=B1029&utm_source=nextag&utm_medium=cpc_feed&utm_campaign=comparison_shopping_feeds

Plastic Piece Sets:
http://www.chesshouse.com/4_Tournament_Staunton_Chess_Pieces_p/e304g.htm
http://store.uscfsales.com/USCFSales/product_name=The+Collector+Series+Plastic+Chessmen+-+4.0''+King+-+NHCPST40/exact_match=exact

Expensive Wooden Piece Sets:
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Zagreb+59+Series+Chess+Set+-+3.875+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Collector+Series+Luxury+Chess+Set+-+4.0+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Mammoth+Ivory+Collector+Series+Luxury+Chess+Set+-+4.4+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
http://www.ukgamesshop.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=chlimited001&Category_Code=chlimited

Sets with my favorite Knights:
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Mammoth+Ivory+Collector+Series+Luxury+Chess+Set+-+4.4+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
On page 4, the:  Palace, Ebony Tower, Zagreb, Prussian, Supreme Bud Rosewood Chessmen...
And all of the Knights on page 5 in the "Luxury Wooden Chess Sets..."
http://www.ukgamesshop.com/Merchant2/downloads/Cat2010_SummerEdition_web1.pdf 

Miscellaneous Good Stuff:
http://www.ukgamesshop.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=chsejaq
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=Walnut+and+Maple+Classical+Tiroir+Chessboard+with+Storage+Drawers+-+2.25''+Squares/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
http://www.houseofstaunton.com/Store/category=The+Gothic+Chessmen&exact_match=on

Good Deals:
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Grandmaster+Series+Chess+Set+-+4.0+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=
http://houseofstaunton.com/Store/product_name=The+Classic+Series+Chess+Set+-+6.0+inch+King/exact_match=exact/user-id=/password=

Life is short, so what do you think and do you have any links to recommend? :grin:
Parent - - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-11-09 18:40
Here's a link--and I have ordered 4 of them!  I cannot wait to try it out!! :grin:
Parent - - By ernest (****) Date 2010-11-09 19:27
Quite inexpensive!...
Waiting for your review!
Parent - - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-11-13 22:19

> Waiting for your review!


Oh my goodness!!!  It is a terrible 32-bit piece of junk! :yell::lol::cry:

The piece bases are not big enough, the pieces are not weighted, and the board was warped, causing a king to fall over.  Plus it would not work until you typed in one of those long esoteric urls for downloading an update for Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 from the manual.  Terrible, terrible, terrible.  I thought it was going to be much more like this magnetic travel chess set, but with USB.
Parent - - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-11-13 22:51
Also the board is not Autosensory.  Too bad because I thought we had a nice alternative to the uber expensive DGT board--for which maybe they could make a 1.5" squares board with 3/2x weighted sets to choose from--mini-DGT personal analysis autosensory board--which could be very much cheaper than the 2.25" squares tournament DGT board. :grin:
Parent - - By ernest (****) Date 2010-11-13 23:55

> Also the board is not Autosensory


Hey, still believing in Santa Claus!!!!!!!!.......  :lol::lol::lol:
Parent - - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-11-14 00:20 Edited 2010-11-14 00:24
Sorry.....once you hear about autosensory (as in DGT), it is hard to let it go!  I want to assume in autosensory!!  It is like hearing about a color tv!  Aggh!  Who cares?! when it is supposed to be color tv?!!  The problem is supposed to be getting to the technology in the first place--not reproducing it!!!
Parent - - By ernest (****) Date 2010-11-14 00:32

> autosensory (as in DGT)


For $10 (amazon.com)??????????  :cool:
Parent - By BankShots (***) Date 2010-11-14 01:13
Yes.
Parent - By lisastew Date 2019-04-30 07:09 Upvotes 1
There is an amazing shop of chess equipment, also they have free UK delivery: https://www.kaoori.co.uk/product-category/chess-sets/
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