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We have chess sets, clocks, and books for kids and adult improvers at our Hamden, CT location. Clothing items are currently only available at our this store link.

Location:
Play More Chess Academy & Hamden Chess Club
1227 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

Map/Directions:

Store Hours:

Day of Week

Hours*

Mon
11:00am-4:00pm; 6:30-8:30pm
Tue
11:00am -4:00pm
Wed

11:00am-4:00pm

Thu
11:00am-4:00pm
Fri
By Appointment Only
Sat
11:00am-2:00pm
Sun
By Appointment Only

*Additional hours for scheduled Classes, Lessons, Appointments and Tournaments. To confirm hours over holidays, make an appointment, or confirm item availability please email: info@PlayMoreChess.com or call 203.680.8456.


Items usually in-stock at Hamden, CT Location:

Chess Sets:
-Tournament Chess Sets with Deluxe Bags, triple-weighted pieces (various color bags and boards)
-Magnetic Travel Sets
-Deluxe Club Series - Solid wooden box, board combo; ebonized pieces

Chess Clocks:

-DGT North American Professional Chess Clocks (with multi-period delay included; approved for USCF and FIDE
-DGT Easy+ Game Timer
-DGT 1001 Digital Chess Clocks

Top 20 Books for Kids and Adult Improvers:

-Ashley, Maurice - Chess for Success
-Basman, Michael - Chess for Kids
-Capablanca, Jose - Chess Fundamentals
-Chandler, Murray - How to Beat Your Dad in Chess
-Chandler, Murray - Chess for Children: How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
-Chandler, Murray - Chess Tactics for Kids
-Coakley, Jeff - Winning Chess Strategy for Kids
-Duckworth, Angela - Grit: The Power of Passion and Perserverance
-Fischer, Bobby - Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
-Kahneman, Daniel - Thinking Fast and Slow
-Kasparov, Gary - How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves-from the Board to the Boardroom
-Klein, Cory - Chess Openings for Beginners
-McArdle, Megan - The Up Side of Down:Why Failing Well is the Key to Success
-Nunn, John - Learn Chess Tactics
-Orlova, Yelizaveta - Chess for Beginners
-Pandolfini, Bruce - Beginning Chess
-Pandolfini, Bruce - Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess
-Price, Bill - The History of Chess in Fifty Moves
-Silman, Jeremy - Complete Book of Chess Strategy: Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z
-Silman, Jeremy - How to ReAssess Your Chess: Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances, 4th Ed.
-Silman, Jeremy - The ReAssess Your Chess Workbook: How to Master Chess Imbalances
-Silman, Jeremy - Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginner to Master
-Soltis, Andrew - 365 Chess Master Lessons
-Van Der Sterren, Paul - FCO Fundamental Chess Openings
-Woolum, The Chess Tactics Workbook, expanded 4th ed.
-Chess-Steps Workbook Series
-Chess4Life Workbook Series: (Pawn, Knight, Bishop, Rook workbooks)

Supplies:
-Scorebooks, Chess Pencils, Key Chains, Pins
-Chess Playing Cards: 52 Chess Openings


Items available at the USCF Sales online catalog:

For the most complete selection of chess merchandise (along with the USCF Price-match Guarantee) please click on the Play More Chess Academy affiliate linked banner below to search USCF Sales online catalog:

A small portion of purchases made through our USCF (Play More Chess Academy Affiliate) Link will benefit our chess academy's programs and keep classes and lessons more affordable here in Hamden! All online orders by 2pm Central ship the same day - Low Prices - Wide Selection!


 


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Email: info@PlayMoreChess.com | Phone: 203.680.8456 | Hamden, CT