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Perfect for my Scout
Posted 2/8/2013 at 10:38 AM by Paula

Perfect for my Boy Scout who earned his Chess Merit Badge!

Posted 2/9/2013 at 6:38 PM by Marlene

I've never seen a chess ornament before and it fit just perfect.

So Cute!
Posted 2/28/2013 at 2:59 PM by Sally

Finding a chess ornament is not as easy as others and this one is a winner. Nicely made and very cute!

Chess Ornament
Posted 3/11/2013 at 2:30 PM by Natalie

There are not many chess ornaments to choose from. My son loved this!

Great Gift
Posted 3/11/2013 at 8:10 PM by Patti

This gift was well-received. The receiver tutors our son in chess, and this gift was perfect. He loved it!

Chess Game
Posted 9/30/2014 at 7:54 AM by Clydie

Everything I ordered is great - I am very pleased.

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Chess Game Christmas Ornament

Personalized Christmas Ornament


SKU: RU12026

Checkmate! This shield shaped ornament depicts the black and white squares of a chessboard and three chess pieces. The white chess pieces shown are the knight, king and bishop. Chess enthusiasts study the game and learn the methods of sacrificing pieces to attack and win the game that has been around since the 6th century. This game is popular all over the world and before the internet, people often played games by mail, posting one move at a time, anxiously waiting for the post office to deliver their opponent's position. Chess tournaments are still played even though computers have replaced the need for an opposing player, and a computer even beat a chess world champion in 1997!

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Material: Resin
NOTE: This is not a toy. It is not suitable for children to play with.
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We personalize your ornament just the way you request, so please carefully review your information. Once your order is placed, we are unable to cancel, change personalization, combine orders or make exchanges.

Ornaments shown on our site are personalized, as examples only, so you can see where we put the words/names you give us. Some ornaments allow you to select hair or uniform color. If there is no color choice, it is not available on that particular ornament. We will do everything possible to catch any mistakes in spelling, etc., but are not responsible if we do as you request, and it is then not correct. The ornament you see above is the way it will look when you get it, except for the personalizing instructions you give us and any optional attributes you select.
I am committed to delivering our customers the greatest selection of unique, personalized Christmas ornaments and gifts on the internet! We have over 5000 Christmas ornaments to choose from, each personalized with a name or special greeting from you!
Sincerely, Dianne Weller — Owner,

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12/2/2014 - "You have the best ornaments. You make it easy to find just the right ornament for each person. My grandchildren look forward to their personalized ornament each year. Personalized with OrnamentShop does not just mean putting their name means I get to pick out exactly what each individual is into for the year and put their name on it. I love it! I have recommended your website to many people and will continue to use you every Christmas. Thank you, Jo S."

12/24/2014 - "I was not supposed to receive my ornament until after Christmas. I did send an email telling you the ornament was for my 82 year old mom. I had to wait to place this order late because she was having so many health issues, including surgery. A response was sent telling me you would do everything possible for it to arrive before Christmas. Today, Dec. 23rd, 2014 the ornament arrived in the mail! I cannot thank everyone enough for trying so hard just for one customer. My mom will think this is the greatest gift she's ever received and I can not thank you enough. Merry Christmas to all who work at this wonderful, caring company. Susan H."

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