Chess Sets

Modern Chess sets have 32 pieces, 16 black and 16 white, on a board comprised of 64 squares. This finite arrangement of figurines and playing surfaces has led to a wide variety of chess sets over the years. They range from cheap plastic chess sets to beautiful hand-made works of art worth thousands of dollars to collectors.


* Wooden Chess Sets * Camel Bone Chess Sets
* Metal Chess Sets * Theme Chess Sets


Traditional sets are based on medieval Europe, but today there are themed sets showcasing all walks of life and all hobbies. Some of the popular chess themes include the following: American Revolution, Animal, Civil War, Historical or Ancient, Literary Figures, TV or Movie Themes, Lord of the Rings, Nautical, Sports,

You can find sets in the following varieties: Wood, Glass, Marble, Travel, Computer.

More Chess sets

Chess sets can be bought in either of two ways: a board with pre selected pieces or both pieces and boards being selected by you.

The chess sets made of wood are much more common in higher level tournaments where as the sets in lower levels are made of plastic. It"s no secret that most fine chess sets are made by artisans in India.

Shop our line of masterfully made chess sets, a gift you"ll be proud to give or a product you"ll be eager to show off in your home, office or chess club.


No Stress Chess

No Stress Chess

Finally a way to learn to play chess quickly, excitingly, and without stress! The secret? An innovative deck of action cards. Each card depicts a chess piece and how it moves. Players move only this piece on their turn, eliminating the need to memorize how all the chess pieces move in advance of playing. And the great news is that after a few turns, players will instinctively know how to move and capture with their knights, bishops, rooks, pawns, king and queen!

Features a two sided gameboard, the first side shows where to place the pieces at the start of the game and the second side is a standard chess game board. Includes 56 action cards, instructions for multiple game variations using the cards, 32 chess pieces and two sided game board.


NFL Chess Collector's Edition

NFL Chess Collector's Edition

NFL Chess Collector's Edition


NHL® Chess Collector's Edition

NHL® Chess Collector's Edition

NHL® Chess Collector's Edition


SF Giants™ vs. As™ Chess Collector's Edition

SF Giants™ vs. As™ Chess Collector's Edition

SF Giants™ vs. As™ Chess Collector's Edition


Shrek® Chess Collector's Edition

Shrek® Chess Collector's Edition

Shrek® Chess Collector's Edition


CHESS SET - RUSSIAN KNIGHT DESIGN

CHESS SET - RUSSIAN KNIGHT DESIGN $99.99

The “Chess Set-Russian Knight Design” combines my favorite elements in a chess set; an attractive, well made board that does not distract the eye, the Russian-style knights in sharp detail, and 3 ½ inch kings. Reviewer: Nate Grove

This chess set comes with a Black and Maple veneer board imported from Spain. The pieces are made from Natural and Black boxwood, and the kings measure 3.5" tall. The board measures 14" wide.

The New American Bud rosewood Chess Set

This new exclusive design commissioned by TheChessPiece.com features a knight with a significantly protruding mane and other unusual features in a more finely carved bridled knight.

Featuring a triple-weighted (3.8 ounces) 4" King, this set is made in both traditional boxwood (white pieces) and budrosewood (opposing pieces).The rooks have additional turret caps supplied loose, so a player can change the look of some of the pieces. The queen has a very intricately carved coronet and the bishops have deep, broad mitres.

This set is available with a choice of pads in either leather or green billiard board felt.

The base diameter is 1 3/4" and a rosewood board with 2 1/8" squares is recommended and offered as an option as shown.

This is a 34 piece set and supplied with extra queens as standard.TheChessPiece.com recommend that you consider the optional leather tray storage case to individually protect the pieces and our luxury chess board.

Giant Chess Set

Giant Chess Set

Go LARGE with this giant chess set that contains plastic playing pieces that measure 4" to 8" tall and a 3'-square vinyl mat game board. All plastic construction means this is water resistant and can be used indoors or outdoors!


CHESS 4

CHESS 4 $25.99

Ever wish there was a way you could play chess with more than two players? Here it is! Now two, three, or four players can pit kingdom against kingdom with Chess 4. In Chess 4 you can play individual games, or in teams of two allowing less experienced players to team up with the masters. In this version players can also capture a king instead of checkmating him, and use his pieces against the rest of their opponents! A standard chess board is also included for traditional chess action. The included chessmen are hollow plastic and the kings stand 2 3/4" tall.

CHESS SET - BLACK & RED BOARD

CHESS SET - BLACK & RED BOARD $4.99

This complete starter Chess Set includes a folding chess board, black & white plastic Staunton chess pieces with 2 1/2" tall king, and instructions.

CHESS SET - TEACHER

CHESS SET - TEACHER $15.99

This learning set for the beginner teaches the different pieces and easily shows how many spaces each piece can move and in which directions.

CHINESE CHESS

CHINESE CHESS $14.99

Chinese Chess, or xiangqi, is possibly the most popular board game in the world! Enjoyed by millions of people in China and other parts of Asia, this game will be enjoyed in your house as well. The folding wood board measures 11 1/4" by 12 1/4" by 7/16". The 32 playing pieces are ivory colored and measure just over 1" in diameter and 5/16" thick. Price is for one board.

NOBLE CELTS - CIRCULAR CHESS

NOBLE CELTS - CIRCULAR CHESS $49.99

Noble Celts - Circular Chess reintroduces a form of chess that all but disappeared during the dark ages! Although the chess pieces still move the same as in European Chess, the lack of side edges on the Noble board makes this variant an exciting alternative to an ancient game. The richly decorated Celton-Saxon styled chessboard is made of distressed faux leather producing a well-worn look that adds to the richness of this dynamic game, and the original chess pieces are cast from beautiful hand carved designs developed by artist Don Green. No matter your chess skill level, Noble Celts will keep you entertained for hours!


American Revolution Chess Set

American Revolution Chess Set

Unlike many other sets on the market we had taken the time to research historic material in order to ensure that this American Independence Chess Set is accurately captured by the artisans who hand painted them individually.


Good vs Evil Chess Set

Good vs Evil Chess Set

Hand painted resin chessmen in medieval fantasy motif. Individually crafted by skilled Artisans and extremely detailed. 3 3/8 inch King and 1 1/4 inch Base. It comes with an all wood chess board with 1 1/2 inch squares.


Police Fireman Chess Set

Police Fireman Chess Set

Our hand painted cast resin chess set is exquisitely detailed by old world sculptors and artists. This Police vs Firemen set features a 3 inch King with felted bases and an all wood chess board with 1 1/2 inch squares.


CHESS AND CHECKERS SET - TRAVEL MAGNETIC

CHESS AND CHECKERS SET - TRAVEL MAGNETIC $9.99

This Chess and Checkers Set allows you to take two of the world's most popular games with you wherever you go! The case is lightweight and durable, and the storage area offers a place to keep the magnetic playing pieces. A decent size for a travel edition, the playing area of the board is 6 inches by 6 inches and each playing piece is 5/8 of an inch in diameter. This handy travel edition will give you years of on-the-go fun!

CHESS CHECKERS AND BACKGAMMON - RED & BLACK

CHESS CHECKERS AND BACKGAMMON - RED & BLACK $8.99

This Chess, Checkers and Backgammon Set is a great way to enjoy three classic games for one low price! This set contains all the pieces and instructions needed for years of enjoyment.

Contents of Chess Checkers and Backgammon:

  • Durable two-sided gameboard
  • 30 plastic interlocking checkers
  • Staunton chess pieces with 2 1/2" King
  • Dice
  • Instructions

    CHESS SET - ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK

    CHESS SET - ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK $19.99

    Alexandra Kosteniuk is one of the highest rated women on the US Chess Federation rating list. She started playing when she was 5 and became a Grandmaster when she was only 14. The set includes Staunton wooden pieces, an 11 1/4" x 11 1/4" board, and a 16 page illustrated instruction booklet designed not only for the beginner, but for the player who wants to substantially improve their game.

    CHESS SET - BLACK TOURNAMENT TRAVEL

    CHESS SET - BLACK TOURNAMENT TRAVEL $18.99

    This Chess Tournament Set is perfect for your next tournament or vacation! Everything fits securely in the vinyl carrying case, and the mat rolls up, allowing you to play wherever you want.

    Contents of Chess Tournament Set:

  • Roll up tournament standard size board
  • 2 sets of weighted hollow body chessmen (3 3/4" tall King)
  • Carrying bag

    CHESS SET - BLUE TOURNAMENT TRAVEL

    CHESS SET - BLUE TOURNAMENT TRAVEL $18.99

    This Chess Tournament Set is perfect for your next tournament or vacation! Everything fits securely in the vinyl carrying case, and the mat rolls up, allowing you to play wherever you want.

    Contents of Chess Tournament Set:

  • Roll up tournament standard size board
  • 2 sets of weighted hollow body chessmen (3 3/4" tall King)
  • Carrying bag

    CHESS SET - GREEN TOURNAMENT TRAVEL

    CHESS SET - GREEN TOURNAMENT TRAVEL $18.99

    This Chess Tournament Set is perfect for your next tournament or vacation! Everything fits securely in the vinyl carrying case, and the mat rolls up, allowing you to play wherever you want.

    Contents of Chess Tournament Set:

  • Roll up tournament standard size board
  • 2 sets of weighted hollow body chessmen (3 3/4" tall King)
  • Carrying bag

    CHESS SET - RED TOURNAMENT TRAVEL

    CHESS SET - RED TOURNAMENT TRAVEL $18.99

    This Chess Tournament Set is perfect for your next tournament or vacation! Everything fits securely in the vinyl carrying case, and the mat rolls up, allowing you to play wherever you want.

    Contents of Chess Tournament Set:

  • Roll up tournament standard size board
  • 2 sets of weighted hollow body chessmen (3 3/4" tall King)
  • Carrying bag

    CHESS SET - MINI MAGNETIC

    CHESS SET - MINI MAGNETIC $14.99

    This is a small magnetic Chess set with a playing surface that measures about 7" by 6 1/4". When closed, the slim case measures only 1/4" thick. Instructions are included. Great for travel.

    CHESS SET - TRAVEL MAGNETIC METAL

    CHESS SET - TRAVEL MAGNETIC METAL $24.99

    This quality Metal Magnetic Travel Chess Set comes complete with rectangular chessmen that store firmly in one side of the board. The silver pieces have clear or black markings on their tops to differentiate them from each other and each king stands just under 1" in height. The folding board measures 4 3/4" by 4 3/4" and is less than 1" thick when folded.

    GO GAMES - CHESS

    GO GAMES - CHESS $8.95

    Capture your oppenent's king and win the game. Includes magnetic game pieces, rules and game board. This travel sized Chess set comes complete in a zippered traveling case. The actual game tin is 6" by 6".

    STRATO CHESS

    STRATO CHESS $35.99

    Strato Chess takes the game of chess into the third dimension! Players risk being attacked from either above or below and must think of the game in terms of left, right, forward and back as well as up and down. The multi level game board is 12" high and professionally designed in brushed aluminum with black and crystal clear polish. This unique type of chess set is also known as "Space Chess" and "3-D Chess".

    Contents of Strato Chess:

  • 32 Felted Plastic Chess Pieces with 2 1/2" Kings
  • 1 Assembly Diagram
  • Instructions on How to Play Chess in the Third Dimension


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