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A complete set of chess pieces and/or a board. Note that shopping recommendations for chess sets are off-topic, because they tend to attract opinionated answers.

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I need help Identifying this chess set

I need help identifying this chess set, I got it from my father and he says it is from Poland and on the broken board it says it is made of crystal bohemia.
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What's the name of this pieces' design?

Please can anyone help me to find the name of this chess pieces' design?
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Could someone please help me identify this Chess Set:

First I apologize if this has been asked or if I am posting in an incorrect area. I thought I did the right thing the first time around where I attached my questions to another of the same type but ...
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I need help Identifying where exactly this set came from

I need help Identifying this. My grandfather was in ww2 and at one point in the navy he went to Russia and met a Russian Naval Officer to whom he traded for this set, and the officer said he got it ...
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What is this chess set worth? [closed]

My father gave me this chess set. I'm not really interested in it; I want to sell it but I don't know how much it's worth. Is there anybody out there can tell me what it's worth? Or maybe you know ...
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Is there a resource that lists many of the different chess set styles?

I know that there's the Staunton, Zagreb, and Dubrovnik style chess pieces which have seemingly been standardized. It also seems that there's a common generic style of chess piece that I've seen in ...
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Chess Alien vs Predator [closed]

Maybe someone knows where to buy chess (Alien vs Predator). Or maybe someone has it and wants to sell? :) Something like that.
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What is the minimum number of pieces needed in a chess set to account for all possible promoted pieces?

How many pieces would be needed in a chess set where all possibilities for promoted pieces are included if pawns are no longer used after they promote?
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What's the name of this set design?

I'm looking to buy a nice wooden set and board, something I've wanted for a long time. I have this Kasparov vs Karpov picture as my desktop background and I love the set, but I can't find one quite ...
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I have an unusual chess set and am seeking advice [closed]

As suggested, I have reworded my question. Hope this is more appropriate. Many years ago (circa 1988/89) I had commissioned and made a chess set of key characters from the American Independence (...
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Blender 3D models for chess pieces and board for blind players (open licence)?

I am interested in Blender 3D models for chess pieces that can be used in a 3D printer.I am aware of Blender 3D models for "normal" chess pieces that are available under an open licence, i.e. this ...
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Where to buy my favorite magnetic chess set

From childhood I have this favorite chess set which I use every day. The Black King and Queen no longer have the small white balls on their heads and the board is scratched in many places. I would ...
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What are the characteristics of a good chess board?

I just read the question: What are some good quality magnetic chess sets? and I was left with a few more general questions: What is a comfortable board size for home vs travel? What height of chess ...
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How to craft a chess set?

I'm thinking to have fun this summer, trying to craft my own wooden chess set. Has anyone tried doing so? How should I proceed? What materials to buy? what guides to follow?