Chess Sets and Boards

The most important factor to consider when buying a chess set and board is to find the best possible size, If you are looking for an affordable option, then you can try looking for one at an online store or departmental store. Look for the best options available in terms of prices and styles. You may also want to consider whether your child is a big fan of board games and prefer to play online games or whether he or she prefers real-life board games with physical components.

Canterbury Imperial Rosewood Italian Briarwood Chess Set - Official Staunton™
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Canterbury Imperial Rosewood Italian Briarwood Chess Set

£629.10 GBP

All the pieces have been expertly hand-carved and finished and polished and are satisfying in the hand. This combination is special in every way W...

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£629.10 GBP
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20" Italian Prestige Lacquered Red Erable Luxury Chess Board - Official Staunton™
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20" Italian Prestige Lacquered Red Erable Luxury Chess Board

£314.10 GBP

      Beautifully crafted in Italy. A stunning composition of red-stained Erable and Elm. High gloss finish. 20-inch board. 1.9-inch playing squar...

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£314.10 GBP
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4.5" Gallant Knight Ebony Prestige Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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4.5" Gallant Knight Ebony Prestige Chess Pieces

£629.10 GBP

    Hand-crafted, this luxurious chess set is inspired by the horses of a traditional Indian wedding. Timeless and elegant, the limited edition pie...

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£629.10 GBP
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4.5" Gallant Knight Padauk Prestige Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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4.5" Gallant Knight Padauk Prestige Chess Pieces

£629.10 GBP

    Hand-crafted, this luxurious chess set is inspired by the horses of a traditional Indian wedding. Timeless and elegant, the limited edition pie...

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£629.10 GBP
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Championship Monarch Ebony and Boxwood & Presentation Case - Official Staunton™
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Championship Monarch Ebony and Boxwood & Presentation Case

£445.50 GBP

  A sublime Staunton chess set, classically designed with intricate nuances making this set one of our best selling traditional chess sets. This...

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£445.50 GBP
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4 "Professional Stallion Rosewood Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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4 "Professional Stallion Rosewood Chess Pieces

£199.00 GBP

    Professional Staunton Series is an ideal set for playing in Clubs and Tournaments alike. Its well-figured knights and well-proportioned chess p...

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£199.00 GBP
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King Arthur Ebony & Boxwood Chess Set in Presentation Case - Official Staunton™
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King Arthur Ebony & Boxwood Chess Set in Presentation Case

£625.50 GBP

Legendary British Hero King Arthur, who defended Britain from Saxon invader early 6th Century, is the inspiration for this equally legendary Che...

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£625.50 GBP
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1849- 4.4 Inch Cooke Boxwood & Ebony Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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1849- 4.4 Inch Cooke Boxwood & Ebony Chess Pieces

£314.10 GBP

    A stunning hand carved set of chess pieces fashioned on an early Staunton design circa 1849. This set would suit an avid collector of old Jaque...

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£314.10 GBP
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3.5" Squadron Ebonised Boxwood Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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3.5" Squadron Ebonised Boxwood Chess Pieces

£143.10 GBP

  These excellent hand carved chess pieces are made of hardwood Boxwood with excellent design-build quality. All of the chess pieces bases have fel...

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£143.10 GBP
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4" Rein Edition Ebony Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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4" Rein Edition Ebony Chess Pieces

£269.99 GBP

Fantastic set of large hand-carved and turned chess pieces, using hardwood boxwood ad genuine solid ebony 4. Inch King  Padded bases and core weigh...

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£269.99 GBP
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Emperor Sultan Prestige Padauk Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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Emperor Sultan Prestige Padauk Chess Pieces

£314.10 GBP

This heirloom- quality Chess set features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" diameter base and is heavily weighted. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our ma...

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£314.10 GBP
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4" Supreme Black Queens Gambit Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™

4" Supreme Black Queens Gambit Chess Pieces

£199.95 GBP

Supreme Knight as featured in the Netflix blockbuster- The Queens Gambit! Lovely set with very nice carving to the Knight pieces in particular. Han...

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£199.95 GBP
3.75" Professional Stallion Acacia Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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3.75" Professional Stallion Acacia Chess Pieces

£149.00 GBP

Hand-carved from Shisham wood and Boxwood. Truly beautiful set of pieces. King Height 3.75"  Acacia and Hardwood Boxwood Weighted and Felted bases

£149.00 GBP
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3.5" Old English Padauk Mahogany Chess Set - Official Staunton™
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3.5" Old English Padauk Mahogany Chess Set

£269.10 GBP

True to the Staunton design, this tournament sized chess set would make a super addition to your collection. An aesthetically pleasing and practica...

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£269.10 GBP
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Italian Red Black Squadron Chess Set - Official Staunton™
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Italian Red Black Squadron Chess Set

£359.10 GBP

  These excellent hand-carved chess pieces are made of hardwood Boxwood with excellent design-build quality. All of the chess pieces bases have fel...

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£359.10 GBP
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20" Italian Red & Black Prestige Chessboard - Official Staunton™
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20" Italian Red & Black Prestige Chessboard

£269.10 GBP

A stunning hand-made 20" Italian Red and Black high gloss lacquered chessboard, an absolute showpiece!  20" CHESSBOARD 2.00" SQUARE SIZE 

£269.10 GBP
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7" Solid Wood Handmade Magnetic Travel Chess Set - Official Staunton™
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7" Solid Wood Handmade Magnetic Travel Chess Set

£40.46 GBP

This small magnetic chess set features a stunning inlaid board that has been made with a unique inlaying process, it also boasts a powerful magneti...

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£40.46 GBP
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Italian Imperial Ebano Chess Set & Box - Official Staunton™

Italian Imperial Ebano Chess Set & Box

£399.00 GBP

Beautiful 20" Italian Chess Board Chess Pieces are Hand Crafted from rosewood and boxwood. Weighted and felted. 3.75 inch (95 mm) king. Two additi...

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£399.00 GBP
17.75 Inch Mahogany and Sycamore Chess Board - Official Staunton™
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17.75 Inch Mahogany and Sycamore Chess Board

£64.95 GBP

    A superb 17.75 Inch chess board with 2 Inch squares are made from sustainable wood. These Chess boards are made in alternation by inlaid work w...

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£64.95 GBP
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Aviator Padauk Chess Pieces Mahogany Board & Rexine Box - Official Staunton™
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Aviator Padauk Chess Pieces Mahogany Board & Rexine Box

£349.00 GBP

The design is based on the celebrated Staunton pattern developed by Jaques of London in collaboration with the English Grandmaster Howard Staunton ...

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£349.00 GBP
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Miletus Padauk Boxwood Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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Miletus Padauk Boxwood Chess Pieces

£314.10 GBP

The Miletus Series Chess Set offering a 4.0" King with a base diameter of 2.0".   This Chess Set is triple weighted and the chess pieces have been ...

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£314.10 GBP
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Grand Classic Acacia Mahogany Chess Set & Box - Official Staunton™
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Grand Classic Acacia Mahogany Chess Set & Box

£125.10 GBP

Featuring the ever-popular Classic Staunton chess pieces matched with a European made Mahogany Chess Board and Standard entry-level chess piece box...

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£125.10 GBP
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14" Walnut and Maple Chess Board - Official Staunton™
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14" Walnut and Maple Chess Board

£59.95 GBP

  Mid Sized Walnut and Maple Chessboard 14.00 inch board. 1.5 inch playing squares. Ideal for a king height of up to 3.25 inches. Inlaid Veneer ...

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£59.95 GBP
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3.75 inch Leningrad Acacia Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™
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3.75 inch Leningrad Acacia Chess Pieces

£129.95 GBP

    just look at the beautiful Knight with  arched neck perked ears and an icy stare, this set is sure to be a favourite among the collector or occ...

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£129.95 GBP
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The most important factor to consider when buying a chess set and board is to find the best possible size, If you are looking for an affordable option, then you can try looking for one at an online store or departmental store. Look for the best options available in terms of prices and styles. You may also want to consider whether your child is a big fan of board games and prefer to play online games or whether he or she prefers real-life board games with physical components.

One thing to consider is the cost of the chess set and board. It is not unusual for adults to spend a lot of money on their chess set and board. For children, however, a good budget choice may be a generic wooden chess set or a wooden chess set including chess pieces. The material of the set should also be a consideration. Metal sets are popular because they are durable and you will get them for reasonable prices. Wooden sets are cheaper but if you are looking for the best possible size, wooden chess sets are the way to go.

 

The materials of the wooden chess set and the board should also be checked for compatibility. Pieces that have a plastic coating are not compatible with wooden boards. It is advisable to pick a board that is quite durable and is suitable for use with hand-carved pieces

Where to buy online? If you know where to buy online, then it would be easy for you to find the best prices and find the best options. You just need to remember the places that are the best when it comes to giving you the best deals

 

With so many different styles of chess sets to choose from, it is understandable that the choice can be rather difficult. There is also much to be said about having a luxury chess board at the very centre of your living room over which important conversations can take place or simply to add a touch of elegance to the area. The availability also makes it easy to strike up a game at whim so that you can test your latest chess strategy on you.

An antique chess board is something that many people adore in their homes. The timeless beauty can simply not be replaced by even the best wooden contemporary chess set or the popular marble chess set.

You should also take into consideration the type of wood you want to use. For example, you can find rosewood, cherry and oak models available, each of which has a completely different appearance that can match any type of décor found in your home. Furthermore, a wooden chess table can come in virtually any colour to help complement the look and feel of your home.

 

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