“Exercise: Chess set” has already started this past week. We will provide custom mousepad tournament chess sets at no charge to the recipients. We already have approximately 100 of these sets in inventory. $150 is already pledged will go towards shipping cost (if needed).
We will go in specific order to allow Veteran Service Organization and Scouts first “dibs” on requests until the end of March. After that period, they will go to the back of the line. Next will be community centers on requests for the month of April. After that period, they will go to the back of the line. Next will be churches for the month of May. After that period, they will go to the back of the line. At this point, I will access the situation. First Come – First Served in categories.
What is so special about these specific sets?
There is a QR code that immediately has access on your smartphone to not only the rules, but also short YouTube videos on how to not only learn the game but win 85% of your games with the estimated 800 million chess players in the world. This also includes 100% of the scout merit badge knowledge requirements. This channel also has chess puzzles and game recaps from strong players. www.youtube.com/@chessvets
To submit chess set at absolutely no cost to your venue, please fill out this short request form.
Our 1st set for 2023 went to Holiday Inn Vacations (IHG). Some of IHG employees are veterans. We also figure their guests my want to learn and/or play chess while on vacation.