Questions about boards, pieces, clocks, etc.

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I need help identifying what kind of chess set I have… It's quite unusual!

I'm not sure if anybody can help, but... I have inherited a very unusual chess set, but I cannot find any information about it! I've been 'googling' for a long time! It is a Connoisseur set. It has ...
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Do chess clocks typically provide count up features?

I've decided to purchase a chess clock for productivity at work, and I really like the dual display of the chess clock: one timer for work, another timer for fooling around. However, I'd like to know, ...
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What are some good quality magnetic chess sets?

I'm looking for an attractive (probably all-wood external) magnetic chess set that has reasonably strong magnets and pieces of relatively normal size; I've had enough of the chinsy plastic ones with ...
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Where can I get a nice set for Capablanca chess?

Because I'm odd, I'm interested in obtaining a nice-looking set (that need not be portable) for Capablanca chess, the third world champion's chess variant which is played on 10 x 8 board and features ...
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Where can I get a reliable and user-friendly, but not extravagant, chess clock?

I'm looking for a reliable and user-friendly chess clock, but I don't want to spend $50 (under $25 would be preferable). I'm not sure whether analog or digital would be better for me - so one ...