What's New May 2012

Our new shipment will depart from China to Sydney on 12 May 2012.

Our last shipment has just about sold out with a substantial increase in demand of standard sets and boards as well as giant garden chess sets and giant draughts sets.

One full container on the ship looks like this.

After the ship is unloaded and cleared through customs the goods will be available in my shop in early June 2012.

We have 8000 competitors in inter-school competitions in NSW alone which when combined with adult NSW grade match players gives a total of 8000 players!

They need a lot more chess sets and big outdoor garden chess sets at discounted prices.

We supply Australia wide and constantly work to increase the number of chess players.

CHESS OPENINGS FOR KIDS (John Watson & Graham Burgess) - $26.95
128 pages (230 mm by 178 mm), hardback.

For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again.

This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas. Beginners will learn how to position their pieces for maximum impact. More experienced players will discover some remarkable tactical and strategic themes that are vital for chess mastery.

Chess Openings for Kids makes learning the chess openings fun. Playing these powerful openings helps develop an understanding of how the pieces work together. Soon you will be able to play strong moves in any opening position, and approach every game with confidence - and success.