Chess Pieces are characterized by six counterparts which make up a traditional chess set; namely a King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook and Pawn. A complete chess set comprises of thirty-two chess pieces, whilst some sets are supplied with two extra Queens, therefore, making a full set of thirty-four pieces. The most popular chess piece shapes are collectively known as Staunton Chess Pieces and are widely recognised by their design which has been in existence since 1849. Our website features many styles of chess pieces for your perusal.
Originated centuries ago, and having a multifarious following, the game of kings and pawns fascinates minds to this day with its tactical influence. Chess enthusiasts and admirers eye each move by the skin of their teeth, as it narrows them to either their victory or defeat in the most exhilarating ways possible. It demonstrates a lot about the character and resilience of the individual at play and boasts vastly of their knowledge too. The notion of having the knowledge and power to win over any opponent by one's immense level of calculated skill is often a sensation that chess enthusiasts divulge in exclusively.
ARE WOODEN CHESS PIECES BEST?
There are many advantages to playing chess with wooden chess pieces. Some chess enthusiasts claim that wood has a natural feel to it and when playing chess the tactile experience is pleasurable and prefered by many over the usual club plastic chess set. This is an excellent argument for traditional wood chess pieces because the intricate detail in these chess pieces is directly related to the skills of the person who actually carved them. There are many different options when it comes to choosing the right type of chess pieces for you to consider.
There used to be the greatest chess player of all time, Robert James "Bobby" Fischer, and this beautifully designed chess set used to be one o...View full details
TRADITIONAL MID SIZED CHESS PIECES The classic chess piece set is one of our best sellers, this is the preferred style of the club and tourname...View full details
CLASSIC STAUNTON CHESS PIECES The classic chess piece set is one of our best sellers, this is the preferred style of the club and tournament pla...View full details
Hand-carved out of boxwood with felt-covered undersides. Extremely popular set given the relatively low price for such a beautiful sculpture. Pe...View full details
The Elite Players Series feature a sublime Traditional Staunton styled set of chess pieces which exude quality. Notable are the wide bases which...View full details
ENGLISH ANTIQUE CHESS PIECES The Antiqued English design chess pieces are an exceptional mid-priced-level set. The term "Antiqued" is that which...View full details
Kings Knight Bridle Chessmen. The hand carved knights with their bridle and reigns are intricately detailed and with the replication only the ve...View full details
A superb library sized chess set, each of these heirloom-quality chessmen comes supplied with four Queens. The set is weighted and beautifully ...View full details
Featuring the Fierce Knight! Lovely set with very nice carving to the Knight pieces in particular. Hand carved from Acacia wood and Boxwood. Tru...View full details
A superb chess set featuring the very popular Dubrovnik chess piece set. King height of 3.7 Inch with core weighted and felted pieces. The famou...View full details
TOURNAMENT STANDARD CHESS PIECES British Staunton set is Simple yet clear with 95 mm (3.75 inch) king, felted and weighted. Light pieces are made f...View full details
The British flower series chess pieces are a fine Staunton design with a refreshing twist. Very attractive looking counterparts with a laughing...View full details
TRADITIONAL STAUNTON CHESS PIECES Each Quality Wood Chess Set has hand-turned and carved pieces in true Staunton style. These wood chess pieces m...View full details
A superb replica of a pre staunton design set of chess pieces. A king height of 3.8 Inches and a base diameter of 1.8 inches, beautifully hand ca...View full details
An exceptional design and take on the Staunton pattern. Featuring beautifully hand carved Knights, with distinct sharp facial features and a stun...View full details
Named after the capital city of Croatia where a tournament for the World Chess Champion was held in 1959, this set of contrasting colours of the...View full details
The Peruvian series chess pieces are very well constructed and are triple weighted to ensure excellent stability on a chessboard. They perform...View full details