Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Chess Lovers

Everyone knows that Christmas is a time for giving and finding unique Christmas Gifts. This gift-giving season can be a challenge for most of us and when you want to gift someone that he/she loves to have, can be very stressful. But don’t worry, chessbazaar is here to help you with an amazing array of … Continue reading Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Chess Lovers

Monthly Round-up – Sep 2015

Another month went by and it was definitely dominated by new arrivals, so let’s recap some of the highlights of September month. Major announcements from last month were launching of new chessmen, Urban Street Art Chess Set, The Imperial Collector Series, Russian Antique Series and Reproduced 1925 – 1937 Staunton pattern chess pieces. Here is a list … Continue reading Monthly Round-up – Sep 2015

‘’PAWN SACRIFICE’’ – A TRIBUTE to the American Chess Legend BOBBY FISCHER

“This game… it’s a rabbit hole.” Those were the opening words of the first official trailer released for the Upcoming movie ‘’Pawn Sacrifice’’. Directed by Academy Award-winner Edward Zwick and written by Steven Knight, “Pawn Sacrifice” features actor Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer and actor Liev Schreiber as Boris Spassky. Producing a film about the chess … Continue reading ‘’PAWN SACRIFICE’’ – A TRIBUTE to the American Chess Legend BOBBY FISCHER

The Birth of the Staunton Pattern Design

The word “Staunton” in the “Staunton Chess Sets” has been derived from the famous chess master Howard Staunton. English chess master ‘Howard Staunton’ was one of the greatest chess player in the years between 1843 & 1851. It was due to his efforts that England became the one of the major chess centre in late … Continue reading The Birth of the Staunton Pattern Design

Outline of chess

Playing chess requires two-players, a chess board and chess men. In a chess game, each player has sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. The purpose of the game is to checkmate the opponent’s king, that means when the opponents king is under immediate attack and there … Continue reading Outline of chess

Can Chess Set be a Perfect Gift Idea this Christmas?

Christmas, and other gift giving occasions, occurs on the same day every year so why not be prepared this year for deciding the gifts early. Avoid the crowded stores, fighting for parking, lost crying children, sharp elbowed fellow shoppers or uncooperative helpers and have the pleasure of shopping in your bunny slippers from your own … Continue reading Can Chess Set be a Perfect Gift Idea this Christmas?


Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a king and either of the player’s rooks. At the opening of a chess game or to be on the safe side it is sometimes a good idea to move the rook in the middle of the board where action takes place and the king at the place of … Continue reading HOW TO CASTLE IN CHESS

Rules of the Chess Game

The game of chess is like a swordfight, you must think first before you act. is great place where you can buy beautiful handmade chess sets and you can learn the rules of chess game too. Goal of Chess Game Chess is a two-player game. These two player sits opposite side of the chess … Continue reading Rules of the Chess Game

Chess and its German connection

The excellence and beauty in the chesspieces produced by early German craftsmen have never been surpassed. They give much attention to the design and to its historic association. The materials used by them were African ivory, bone, hardwoods, gold, silver, amber, hardstones, brass and iron. Craftsmen were more active in the regions of Nuremberg. Hardwood … Continue reading Chess and its German connection


French craftsmen reigned supreme in the field of art from centuries. French chesspieces are one of its examples. They are completely individual, well-balanced, perfectly carved and each piece is perfectly related and matched in dimensions and character with other pieces. They are outstanding for their simplicity and beauty. Unlike other craftsmen, French turners and carvers … Continue reading FRENCH CHESSPIECES