Hand-Made Wooden Chess Pieces
If you are looking to buy a chess set that doesn't compromise on quality then you're in the right place! Our chess sets feature an array of tournament-sized sets to suit every budget. Each set in the range is of a high-quality standard benchmark and will last for years.
What Style Of Chess Sets Are Available?
Classic Chess Sets
If you are looking for a classic chess set that is standard in size and appearance, then you could be looking for either of the below chess sets:
A standard tournament chess set:
Sized to adhere to chess tournament rules. This chess set includes a 3.75” king, Staunton-designed chess pieces, and usually a 20-inch chessboard.
Staunton-style chess set:
Staunton chess sets feature traditional chessmen that are recognised by many buddy chess collectors across the globe. They are traditional in shape, size, and style.
What Makes A Chess Set Luxury?
Luxury chess sets can usually be defined by the materials used to craft them and the scarcity of the chess set.
Luxury Chess Materials:
When it comes to luxury chess sets, they are usually hand-carved from fine, choice woods. Each chess piece will hand be carefully crafted using wood-carving techniques and the finished product will have a luxurious feel. On average, it takes a trained carver a whole day to carve just four knights in a complete chess set.
Scarcity Of The Chess Set.
If the chess set is a limited edition, limited run or the chess pieces are of a unique design then they are likely to be classed as luxury chess sets.
Chess Sets Made From Wood
There are numerous styles of wood that can be used to hand-carve wooden chess sets, including Maple, Walnut, Mahogany and Rosewood.
How Do I Know What Style Of Chess Set Is Best?
Selecting a chess set can be difficult and somewhat overwhelming. With vast options available, it is difficult to know what chess set is best for you. You should make your choice based on how you intend to put your chess set to use. Here are a few things you should consider before buying a chess set online:
What material do you like best? Wood, Plastic, Resin?
Will, you only use your chess set occasionally, or will you be using it to compete in tournaments?
Will it be kept on display when it isn’t in use, or would you like it to be able to be folded away and stored between games?
How to Choose a High-End Chess Set
If you want to buy new chess set for yourself or a loved one, you can purchase a high-end wooden chess set. These sets come with fine detail on all the pieces. They are usually made from quality wood, but you can also find them made from other types of ethically sourced wood. You can customize your set with the name of your choice. If you're a beginner, you'll find wooden chess set to be ideal for your needs.
The type of chess set you choose will depend on how often you plan to play. Some people are social butterflies, while others are introverted and prefer to play by themselves. Whether you want a classic wooden set or something modern and stylish, you'll need to consider several factors to find a quality one that will last for generations. A high-quality chess set will last for generations and still look nice. The following are some tips to help you choose good quality chess set for your needs.
The black & brown alabaster chess set is one of the best-looking chess sets, you can purchase. Made from natural Italian stone, this chess board features intricately detailed carvings. The black and brown chess pieces have natural colouration and veins, which make them stand out among the crowd. The set is made to be a luxurious gift for your loved one.
The Staunton chess set is a great example of a high-end chess set. Its pieces are often taller than wide, making them more functional and comfortable to play with. The king, for example, is approximately three inches tall. There are also a number of different designs of chess sets, but the most popular is the Staunton design, named after the 19th-century English chess player, Howard Staunton. The Staunton-style chess set was created by Nathaniel Cooke in 1849 and was first manufactured by Jaques of London, John Jaques and Son of London.
This classic 1849 original or reproduction chess set is the most expensive one you can buy. It is handmade by master artisans from Boxwood and Genuine Ebony. In addition to its beautiful design, the Staunton chess set also comes with a board bag, a board cover, and a satin finish. Buying a custom set can be the most rewarding experience because it allows you to personalize everything about the chess board and the pieces.