Est 2003


Isle of Lewis Large Chess Pieces, 19" Mahogany Board - Official Staunton™


£45.00 OFF!
1849 staunton chess pieces

Hand Carved Chess Pieces

Staunton quality above the rest
Antique chess set
Est 2001

Antique Chess Sets

Welcome to The Official Staunton Chess Company, where our passion for chess is matched only by our experience. Behind every product and guide on our site is a story of genuine engagement and love for the game. Our founder, Carmelo Miceli, alongside our chess manufacturing hub and dedicated team, brings decades of firsthand chess playing and crafting experience to you. From classic Staunton chess sets to innovative designs, every piece reflects our deep-rooted expertise and personal journey within the chess world. At The Official Staunton Chess Company, we don’t just sell chess sets; we share our life-long experience with every enthusiast, beginner, or professional, ensuring you receive not only a product but a piece of our shared love for the game.

The Official Staunton Chess Company is your number-one choice regarding high-quality chess sets. Established in 2001, we have emerged as the UK's leading supplier of quality hand-carved chess sets and boards. Our goal is to bring the most unique and highest quality products at affordable prices including tournament sets, boards, pieces, accessories and more! Whether you’re a beginner or advanced player we have everything you need to take your game up to the next level. With decades of professional know-how behind us we are confident that our collection will give any enthusiast great selection without compromising on quality. Staunton is a name you can trust. We are the world's premier source for the finest luxury chess sets available on the market today. We take great pride in the services we provide to all the dedicated fans of the timeless tradition of the game, chess. We sell the Staunton chessmen still produced by Jaques of London that chess champion Howard Staunton originally signed his name to in 1849. also offers the most recent enhanced variations of the Staunton design from manufacturers all over the world that continue to meet and exceed the FIDE and USCF official tournament and formal play requirements. We offer only the highest-quality chess supplies at discounted prices with fast delivery and friendly service.

During our 20-plus years of service, we have also been privileged to have supplied chess sets to HM the Queen via privy purse, Linley at Belgravia, The Savoy London, and the TV show The Apprentice. We are also an approved distributor of the renowned English Chess Company, whose director, Malcolm Pein, runs a chess editorial at the Daily Telegraph. Please feel free to contact us at anytime, day or night. We are more than happy to assist you in finding the greatest, heirloom-quality chess set you will ever own. By buying your chess set from us, you can rest assured that you will receive the best quality chess pieces in the UK. Staunton chess pieces are a standard design of chess pieces that are widely used in chess tournaments and in chess sets sold to the general public. They are named after Howard Staunton, a leading 19th-century chess player and chess writer who played a key role in popularising the design.

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The Official Staunton Chess Company is a trading name of The English Chess Company. Registered office: Unit 3 Garners Lane, SY13 2NF, UK. VAT: GB157268877.

Official Staunton is a registered trademark. The Official Staunton Chess Company is owned solely by The English Chess Company.
Shareholder and Managing Director: Carmelo Miceli.

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