By far the most popular and iconic chess game is the Staunton set. This set is not only a design classic, but it is also considered the most functional and beautiful design in the history of chess. Chess has existed for about 1,500 years, making it the OG of board games. Naturally, during that time, chess games have evolved quite a bit in design and function.
This checkerboard folds inward to provide storage for chess pieces, which are protected by the felt lining and secured with inner straps. When unfolded, the table measures 15 x 15 standard inches and, when folded, is pleasantly compact and easy to carry. This high quality set comes complete with parts, board and box, so you don't have to worry about anything not matching. The chess pieces are carved from the highest quality boxwood and genuine ebony.
The king rises above the table with an overall height of 4.4 inches, with a wide base of 2 inches to preserve stability. Each piece is individually carved and turned by hand by master craftsmen, according to the highest quality standards. The elegant table is also hand carved in the United States. It has large 2.25-inch squares to accommodate the wide bases of the chess pieces, and is made of red burl lamboyna and bird'eye maple.
The pieces of the luxury chess set from the Svano series also have a unique design, making them stand out even more from the crowd. The design maintains all the majesty and elegance of the Staunton pattern while offering something completely different. The King piece is 4.4 inches tall and has a 2 inch diameter base to keep it stable and comfortable. All pieces are heavy in weight to provide a luxurious feel in the hand and during the game.
The chessboard that comes with this set is also a work of art, but it doesn't distract attention from the beauty of the chess pieces. It is handmade in Spain with maple wood, bird's eye and elm. The total size of the chessboard is 23.75 square inches, and the board has 2.5 inch squares that should be more than enough to accommodate almost any set of chess pieces. Civil War chess set from the Battle of Gettysburg of 1863.The chess set from the Aversa series offers a good dose of luxury at a bargain price.
It's a Staunton chess set with a twist: its glossy finish, its Knight pieces with unique details and some other unique features make the chess set from the Aversa series stand out from the rest of the Staunton chess sets on the market. That's right, you can select what type of wood you prefer for your black chess pieces, although some of them have an additional cost. The oversized metal pieces are spectacular on their own, but when combined with the sleek and modern checkerboard, the effect is tremendous. When you play with this set, not only will you be able to face human opponents in person, but you can also play against some of the strongest chess programs in the world and other human players from around the world via the Internet.
Your friends will be impressed when they play against you in this intricately carved chess set. This electronic chess game from the DGT is a great traditional chess game and, when connected to the computer, it has most of the functions of the DGT Revelation II. Wall chess is a great option if you don't have time to play a full game in one round (or you want to save space). If you want a personalized gift for the chess player in your life, opt for this handmade wooden set in the ArtisRaw store on Etsy.
The stunning Elm Burl chess board is the perfect complement to these elegant Renaissance chess pieces. The chess game from the Aversa series comes with a chess box, and you can choose your favorite from several different options available. This is one of the most elegant and highest quality chess sets on sale today, made of luxury woods of your choice. The checkerboard and the pieces are acrylic, which gives the set a retro touch accented by its oversized construction.
This high-end chess set includes a chess board, chess pieces and a beautiful chess box, all made by the well-known luxury chess brand, The House of Staunton. The handmade chess pieces are made of hornbeam and sycamore, each with intricate details in a way that feels particular on this table. The good price of a chess set depends on the quality, material and intended use of the game, but Trodd offers a general rule. The chess pieces in this chess set are carved from boxwood by expert craftsmen with an impeccable level of detail.