The Chess Piece Chess Sets Store has for over a decade supplied some of the most beautiful, highest quality chess sets available anywhere and at the most reasonable prices. This includes the best value Staunton sets to suit the needs of both players, collectors or someone just wanting a fine decoration set to adore in the library, office or living room. Our collection of chess pieces, chessboards, luxury and tournament, chess club staunton, metal and theme and collectible chessmen and chess figures have been enjoyed by over 10,000 of our customers worldwide and currently we have over 2200 Facebook fans.
With over 300 quality chess sets for sale we have something for everyone from attractive inexpensive polyresin themed sets to some of the most exclusive collector sets including our Simboli Poker Gold and Silver chess set at $5500.
The Simboli Poker Gold and Silver themed chess set is one of the many TCP Collector Chess sets
Our collection of themed chess pieces and chess sets appeal to historians, teachers and educators and of course are very popular with children. Such chess sets not only encourage chess play but also bring attention to the need to learn and respect history.
The American Civil War: A selection of chess sets from just $89
Our wooden chess sets are made by the finest artisans in Amritsar, India which is the world's hub of chess manufacture. These chess pieces and chessboards are made available by us in a variety of woods including relatively inexpensive boxwood, ebonized boxwood, sheesham, rosewood, ebony, bloodrosewood, padauk and other exotic red woods including red sandal wood/budrosewood to name the most commonly used. The material used in the set, the quality of the carving and turning and the size of the set has the biggest impact on the price it costs to make.
The Moro- modern chess pieces carved representing historical chess sets
For generations, the very best Master carvers in India made luxurious decoration chess sets and other products in Ivory. This changed after the CITES Agreement enforced controls on the harvesting and trade of elephant tusks and the resulting export controls of related products with ivory content. These highly talented artisans maintained their livlihoods by switching to bone and exotic woods. At TheChessPiece we have more bone sets available than any other retailer in both traditional and unique, modern vibrant colors.
The Pepys- a modern bone interpretation of the set displayed at the London Museum
Chess is an ancient game which was thought to have originated in the 6th Century and some of the sets patterns available from this store predate Staunton and reproduce the historical relevance of chess from around the globe.
The Madison-Jefferson, our version of the barleycorn chess set on display in Madison's home in Orange, VA
TheChessPiece internet chess store is a family owned business located in Florida, USA. We only sell chess sets and are 100% committed to quality, value and service. This is our living and we love and understand chess; and have developed many friendships with the customers we proudly serve. We invite you to call us if you need any help in making your chess set purchase. You will find we are knowledgeable and friendly; our business is entirely about making your chess set purchase the right one for you.
The Nouvelle Bone Staunton...
a 5" King Masterpiece!
Take care when buying Staunton wooden chessmen, pay close attention to detail. The carving of the knights, quality of the turning, the size of the chess pieces and the materials used are just some of the aspects to consider when considering a purchase. It is very easy to make a mistake and we hope our informational pages and chess videos may help you make an informed decision when considering the purchase of a fine quality chess set.
The Jazzy Trio Staunton...luxury Staunton at a very fair price
A good place to start when selecting a Staunton chess set is to know what is meant by a Staunton chess set. Staunton is a pattern or style of set, (like SUV is a style of motor vehicle) it is not a manufacturer. When deciding on a luxury chess set, look at the detail in the knight. We have written a detailed article about what to look for in a Staunton chess set with particular emphasis on the chess set knights which we hope may give you a better insight into selecting the best quality set.
The Colombian Staunton...launched by TheChessPiece.com in 2006 is the original carved masterpiece!
We stock a great selection of travel chess sets including the Complete Staunton chess sets styles and magnetic, pegged and new sets including the Complete Stallion, a fine, nicely carved compact set of chessmen in a folding board/chess box combination. This exciting 'all-in one' is only $149!
Our wide selection of carved wooden chess pieces are artistically crafted by India's finest artisans who also make our extensive line of camelbone, buffalo and serpentine decoration chess sets in the style of the finest ivory historical theme chess sets from around the world which were used for general play hundreds of years ago.
Magnificent hand painted Serpentine, a form of Jade exotic chess sets
Our bone chess piece collection is one of the largest available for purchase anywhere and are popular among chess collectors. Historically relevant chess set designs from around the world include The Muslim, Thai, Ambawari,, Pepys, Euroburmese and Calvert chess sets are examples of our historical carved bone chess sets
At TheChessPiece we design some of our own unique chess sets as well and aim to design many more quality chess sets in the future. We are the only chess supplier that offers several Staunton sets with the option of leather or felt chess piece pads and we issue our manufacturers' Certificates of Authenticity such as that supplied by Chopra with every luxury wooden Staunton chess set, as proof of quality and purchase.
We are also pleased to offer a number of wooden chess sets as themed, figurative and decorative display chess sets such as the Ambawari carved sandalwood set and Japanese chess sets and our figurine chess sets. Our metal chess sets include our Brass Chess Sets, the copper and steel Art Deco Chess Set, and the silver Chariots chess sets. and other metal chess sets which have been individually cast by artisans making copper, brass, bronze, steel and pewter chess sets all over the world.