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Getting Chess Gear Ready for School Clubs

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 2nd Aug 2019

Getting Chess Gear Ready for School Clubs

Summer is winding down fast! We know you're getting ready for school to start up again, and we are, too! We'll be having our annual back-to-school sale soon.If you're in charge of getting things ready …

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History and Tips about Chess Kings

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 20th Jun 2019

History and Tips about Chess Kings

This is part six of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. THE KING Chess has been called “The Royal Game,” so it should come as no surprise that the King …

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History and Tips about Chess Queens

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 6th Jun 2019

History and Tips about Chess Queens

This is part three of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. Check back in two weeks for our next installment on the King.THE QUEENThe Queen is the strongest piec …

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History and Tips about Chess Bishops

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 23rd May 2019

History and Tips about Chess Bishops

This is part three of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. Check back in two weeks for our next installment on the Queen.THE BISHOPThe piece we know as the Bish …

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History and Tips about Chess Knights

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 9th May 2019

History and Tips about Chess Knights

This is part three of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. Check back in two weeks for our next installment on the Bishop.THE KNIGHTThe Knight, with its unusual …

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History and Tips about Chess Rooks

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 25th Apr 2019

History and Tips about Chess Rooks

This is part two of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. Check back in two weeks for our next installment on the Knight. THE ROOK It may look like a c …

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History and Tips about Chess Pawns

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 11th Apr 2019

History and Tips about Chess Pawns

This is part one of our series on how chess pieces move as well as the history of chess pieces. Check back in two weeks for our next installment on the Rook. THE PAWN The lowly pawn begins …

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 2nd Jan 2019

Happy New Year!

We're excited to usher in 2019 and all of the excitement that each new year brings. We also want to thank you for your continued support of Wholesale Chess and offering your business to us. It mean …

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Gift Cards Make Great Holiday Presents!

Posted by Wholesale Chess on 20th Dec 2018

Gift Cards Make Great Holiday Presents!

If you want your package to be delivered by Christmas, you're almost out of luck! You'll have to order by 1pm Friday, December 21st, and select overnight shipping for it to be delivered by Monday, …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess Team on 28th Aug 2018

5 Chess Teaching Tips For a School or Club

As school gets back in session, chess clubs and after school programs do, too! If you're a chess instructor, it's important to get off to a good start and open the school year up for success early …

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19th Jul 2018

Dragulf Chess Books

Some of you may not have noticed these fun chess books even though we've had them for quite a while now. Since we're more than halfway through summer, and it's about time to plan for getting t …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 6th Jul 2018

Vertical Chess Sets (Wall-Mounted)

We thought it was about time to feature the beautiful and unique Straight Up Chess Sets. These awesome chess sets are wall-mounted sets that made to look like picture frames with clear stands for p …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 21st Jun 2018

New Chess Equipment at Wholesale Chess

You may have noticed that we've introduced many new products over the last few weeks. This is because we know that sometimes you want more than just the regular ol' chess set that we've been o …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 10th May 2018

Tournament Chess Equipment

One question we get asked often -- about every single product on the website -- is "Will this work at my tournament?"Here's the long answer:Unfortunately, that's not a question we can always answer wi …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 27th Apr 2018

Club Chess Pieces Differences

We get asked frequently what the difference is between our sets of club chess pieces. Since it's such a common question, we thought we'd share those differences right here. Analysis Chess Pieces …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 5th Apr 2018

Our New Basic Staunton Wooden Chess Pieces

We know many chess players like to have a wooden chess set, either for display or for playing because they like the nostalgic feel. Some people like to give away a set as a prize at a tournament, o …

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23rd Mar 2018

Spring is Here - It's Time for a Sale!

The snow is melting (in some places), the sun is coming out, and the weather is less frigid, which can only mean one thing - spring is coming!Yes, we know; the first day of spring was March 20th, but …

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Posted by Wholesale Chess on 23rd Feb 2018

About Scratch & Dent Items

We've had several common questions being asked about our Scratch & Dent and Imperfect items. We're going to try to answer some of them here so you can be informed before you make any decis …

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