Chess is one of the oldest board games in the world, having been around for over 1500 years. During this time, chess sets have evolved in design and function. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there are a variety of chess sets available to suit your needs. The Armory Wooden Chess Set is a great choice for those looking for a classic look.
This checkerboard folds inward to provide storage for the pieces, which are protected by felt lining and secured with inner straps. When unfolded, the table measures 15 x 15 inches and when folded, it is compact and easy to carry. It also has a decent storage capacity with secure compartments for each piece. The Winning Moves No Stress Chess set is designed to gradually teach beginners how to play standard chess.
Once you have mastered the pieces, you can turn the board next to the standard board and play for real. For those looking for something more whimsical, there are unique chess games with themed pieces available. The Handmade Wegiel Chess Set with European Ambassador is a mix of old elements with a modern structure. The 32 pieces are double weighted to keep your movements safer and have felt bases to protect the metal board from scratches.
The playing surface peels off the base of the checkerboard to reveal a storage area with padded spaces for each piece. If you want to practice your skills before facing an opponent, the electronic chess game from Aversa is perfect for you. It is a Staunton chess set with a glossy finish and unique Knight pieces. You can also choose your own chess box and board bag to complete this personalized collection.