Chess is one of the world’s oldest and most popular board games. Chess is thought to have originated thousands of years ago in either India or Asia. While chess sets have evolved into magnificent works of art and decor that add elegance to any house, chess remains first and foremost a timeless game of skill and strategy with practically infinite variations and possibilities. Chess principles are surprisingly simple to understand, but mastering them may take years and years!

Looking for a new chess board or set?

There are many chess sets and boards. Take, for example, a version of well-known films, for instance Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or the TV series Game of Thrones. With these versions, the base game is almost the same. If you are looking for a new chess set or board. This is the place for you. We have made a list of the best chess sets and boards.

What is Chess?

The strategic board game chess has been around for thousands of years and is played all over the world. Today, partly due to the hit series the Queen’s Gambit, it is still immensely popular among young and old. Besides being a fun game, the game of chess helps in the development of children and keeps the brains of the elderly active.
Research shows that children who play chess perform better at school. First of all when it comes to thinking logically, solving problems, math skills, spatial awareness and concentration. In old age, playing chess regularly keeps you mentally fit. Research shows that chess has a preventive effect on dementia.

How to win chess?

In chess, you play two against each other. The object of the game is to “checkmate” the opponent. You do this by securing the opponent’s king in such a way that it can no longer move on the board. The king can use the other different chess pieces in his defense to prevent this.
This defense consists of; Pawns (8), Rooks (2), Knights (2), Bishops (2) and a Queen (1). Each of these chess pieces has unique properties that come in handy during the game. By applying different strategies to the game, you can bend the game to your advantage and come out as the winner.

The best chess boards and sets!

Wooden classic chess set

This wooden Chess set is perfect for people who start with chess. Do you like strategy games and are you looking for a way to crack your brain? Then look no further, because then chess is for you. Chess is the game par excellence to stimulate your brain, and you will certainly succeed with this luxurious chess board. Chess teaches you to think ahead and make choices under pressure.
Take on friends or family in a 1 on 1 battle in this timeless classic for young and old.

Terracotta Warriors Chess Set

The same classic board we all know and love, PLUS 9 new properties including 7 new states! In Monopoly the Mega Edition, you’ll be able to build skyscrapers AND the game will play faster thanks to the Speed Die – invented by Winning Moves! Winning Moves Games was founded in 1995, and is a leading producer of iconic board games, card games and handheld puzzles. With a talented group of designers, developers and marketers, our mission is to provide happiness to consumers by offering classic, retro, cool and fun games for play with friends and family. Monopoly The MEGA Edition is recommended for everyone ages 8 and up, for 2 to 8 players.

Harry Potter Wizard Chess Set

The fully approved Harry Potter Wizard Chess Set will transport you to the Wizarding World. Take on the ultimate fight with this extremely accurate miniature reproduction of the Wizard Chess Set from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The set includes 32 chess pieces, a game board, and two drawstring purses.

Each piece is a detailed miniature recreation of the Wizard Chess Set as seen in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

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Travel Chess board

This tournament-size chess set is the greatest bargain, and it fits the World Chess Federation’s (FIDE) height, weight, and dimensions specifications for tournament play. Because of the inexpensive cost, it is suitable for chess clubs, classrooms, and schools that are incorporating chess into the curriculum. Staunton type chess pieces in black and cream plastic are the gold standard in tournament chess. Offering the ideal mix of beauty, durability, and low cost. Each set of chessmen is manufactured of high-quality plastic and has superb design and craftsmanship. The set has 34 chessmen (two extra queens, one of each color).

3D Roman Chess board

The stunning 3D Roman Gladiator Pewter Chess Set is a highly detailed set with weighty, historically realistic pieces and a genuinely one-of-a-kind board. Each piece is skillfully fashioned from solid pewter to imitate the valiant figures who spilt their blood in response to praise. Yes, the republic’s bloodsport was a savage display of slamming shields, armor-piercing arrows, the rumbling of racing chariots, and sword clashes heightened by fierce cats from other regions. This collection contains all of the Roman Gladiator’s struggles and sufferings, as well as their victories.


Metal Roman Chess Set

This Historical Antique Copper Rome Chess set is a unique hand made chess board.  Genuine Pearl motif are available on the board. There is absolutely no print on the boards. All the patterns are hand workmanship and combined with solid wood, mother-of-pearl and other materials.


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