It’s no secret that people are always looking for unique backyard entertainment ideas. I came across a unique category that’s worth sharing with you. Giant-size items designed for outdoor use. How unique is a chess set with pieces as big as children? Or pick-up sticks with what look like javelins?
If you enjoy and play chess on a regular basis, you’ll want to invest some money in a better quality board with better and more heavily weighted pieces. Some chess sets are designed to be seen, and many expert chess players display theirs as an ornament.
Not only men but women regularly win championships and claim world titles as well. Nona Gaprindashvili was the first woman to win a men’s chess tournament in 1977. Here she tied for first place and after this went on to achieve men’s international grandmaster status in 1978. Maia Chiburdanidze who was 17 years old was the youngest women’s world champion of all when she won the women’s title in 1978. The first woman in history to qualify for the men’s world championship was Susan Polgar in the year 1986. Again is does not matter what age you are because Edith Price was 76 when she won the British ladies championship in 1946.
The 100% cotton Fireman’s Prayer Afghan is 53″ by 69″ in patriotic red, white and blue. This beautifully-weaved item has picture of the American flag, firetruck and firefighter emblem, along with a moving prayer.
Secondly: If you want it to fit in with your home decor or home theme then you will pick the color or material that will fit in with your home. Stone and marble Official Staunton s elegantly accent stone flooring, stone fireplaces, stone counters and other stone furnishings such as patios. The color of the chess company should accent or blend in with your home furnishings. There are decorative metal, glass and pewter chess pieces. They make particularly great gifts or office decor. When you buy them for your home make sure you match them with your home decor. Matching could be according to theme or purpose.
With giant size chess sets many people believe they can play it better at the larger size. That’s not hard to imagine really when you realize it is a spatially oriented thinking game. It’s dependent on compartmentalizing all the potential moves and visualizing them over and over again – with slightly different variations based on each players move. Much of the challenge of chess is in this visualization of each potential. I think that idea results from the fact that it’s easier to visualize things that are large. How much easier would it be if you could walk around in the game versus just seeing it in its entirety at arm’s length?
When choosing a chess game, just take a look at your individual style and taste. DO you want a themed game? Are you using it for a mere decoration in your home? Is the game going to be played regularly? There are lots of questions such as these that you can ask yourself as you decide on which chess board game to get. With the types of wood available and the color choices, there is a game type for everyone. These games can also be bought in glass and marble and can come in a vast array of colors and patterns.