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Adaptive Chess Sets

Chess Set

The black and white squares on this plastic board provide a very sharp contrast, plus the white squares are lower than the black for tactual differentiation, and to keep pieces from sliding around the board. A hole in each square accommodates pegged chess pieces. The wooden chess pieces have tactual markings to distinguish the two sides, and pegged bottoms.
Price: $34.95

Distributed by: Independent Living Aids
E-mail Address: can-do@independentliving.com
Telephone: (800)537-2118 or (516)937-1848
Website: Independent Living.com

Large Table Top Chess Set

Large tabletop chess set comes with two slide-open drawers that neatly hold all the playing pieces. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate against the black pieces. On the board, black spaces are slightly raised over their counterparts so players can easily recognize playing fields. All spaces have holes so the pieces won't slide around the board. This feature makes it great for traveling as well as at-home use. Product dimensions: 13.75 inch H x 8.75 inch L x 1.5 inch W.
Price: $23.95

Distributed by: MaxiAids
E-mail Address: sales@maxiaids.com
Telephone: (800)522-6294 or (516)752-0521
Website: Maxi Aids.com

Travel Chess Set

While folded, this board holds 32 black and white chess pieces; 16 of each color. Rooks, knights, bishops, king, queen and the pawns are all represented. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate between the two. Open the board and you'll note that black squares are slightly raised over their white counterparts. All squares have peg holes to hold the pieces. Board measures 4 1/4" x 8 7/8" closed, 8 7/8" x 8 7/8" opened.
Price: $22.95

Distributed by: MaxiAids
E-mail Address: sales@maxiaids.com
Telephone: (800)522-6294 or (516)752-0521
Website: Maxi Aids.com

Deluxe Chess Set

Wooden board with holes for insertion of pieces. Metal tip at the top of Black pieces. to distinguish them from the white.
Price: $49.95

Distributed by: MaxiAids
E-mail Address: sales@maxiaids.com
Telephone: (800)522-6294 or (516)752-0521
Website: Maxi Aids.com

Chess Set, Wooden (Tactile)

Made entirely of authentic, genuine teek, the playing board alone is breathtaking. Complete with wooden playing pieces, specially-designed to be identified by touch, this set is a must-have for any blind Chess player. No, you won't find any plastic feet, glued-on squares, or mold-casted playing pieces in this one-of-a-kind, all-new presentation of Chess. The heavy-weight playing board will look elegant on any surface, from coffee table to nightstand, and the wooden playing pieces are fun to play with and authentic to feel. Measures about 14 inches by 9 inches by 1 inch.
Price: $39.95
Distributed by Future Aids, The Braille Superstore
Telephone: 800-987-1231
Website: Future Aids.com

Chess Set, Classic (Tactile)

An elegant full-sized, completely tactile chess set for blind and visually impaired players - and their sighted friends and families. First of all, the large 9" X 13" wooden board is beautifully hand-painted with brightly contrasting colors for the black and white squares. What's more, the black squares are raised to make it a snap for anyone playing the game by touch to tell them apart from the white squares. And each square itself has a hole in the center, which the peg at the bottom of each piece snugly fits into. (This ensures that no chessmen will ever get knocked over or end up on the wrong squares.) At each end of the board are two capture rows - for you to use in storing and showing off your opponent's fallen men. The sturdy, plastic chess pieces themselves are shaped differently, too; so it's easy to tell a pawn from a knight or the rook from the almighty king. Each white piece has a large dot on the very top so that blind players can easily tell whether each piece is theirs or their opponents. Measures about 14 inches by 9 inches by 1 inch.
Price: $19.95
Distributed by Future Aids, The Braille Superstore
Telephone: 800-987-1231
Website: Future Aids.com

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