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    Browse our large selection of Chess Gift Ideas, and find the perfect gift to give this season! Choose from our wide selection of holiday gift ideas for the chess players in your life. Some chess gift ideas include chess jewelry, chess t-shirts and clothing, chess boards and sets, chess books, chess computers, software, chess equipment, and chess clocks. If you can't decide on a specific chess item to give as a gift, try giving a Gift Certificate. A Chess Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for the chess players and chess enthusiasts in your life. We offer gift cards in the amounts of $15, $25, $50, $100, $250, and $500.

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    Year of Publication
    1982 2014 1982 to 2014
    Material(s)
    1. Natural Boxwood (12)
    2. Ebony (8)
    3. Blood Rosewood (7)
    4. Ebonized Boxwood (5)
    5. Nylon (3)
    6. Burnt Boxwood (3)
    7. Rosewood (2)
    8. Plastic (2)
    9. Vinyl (1)
    10. Golden Rosewood (1)
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    King Height
    1. 2" inch / 5.08 cm (1)
    2. 2.5'' inch / 6.35 cm (1)
    3. 3.0'' inch / 7.62 cm (1)
    4. 3.5'' inch / 8.89 cm (2)
    5. 3.75'' inch / 9 53 cm (10)
    6. 3.875'' inch / 9.84 cm (5)
    7. 4.0'' inch / 10.16 cm (8)
    8. 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm (4)
    9. 4.5'' inch / 11.43 cm (1)
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    Fits Square Size
    1. 1.875'' inch / 4.8cm (2)
    2. 2.25'' inch Squares / 5.7 cm (4)
    3. 2.375'' inch / 6.0 cm (4)
    4. 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm (4)
    Author(s)
    1. Bobby Fischer (1)
    2. Frank Brady (1)
    3. Nick de Firmian (1)
    4. Tim Just (2)
    Square Size
    1. 1.0 in. (2.54cm) (1)
    2. 1.25 in. (3.15cm) (1)
    3. 2.0 in. (5.1cm) (2)
    4. 2.25 in. (5.7cm) (12)
    5. 2.375 in. (6.0cm) (3)
    6. 2.5 in. (6.4cm) (2)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (1)
    2. AN - Algebraic (1)
    3. NL - Notationless (3)
    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set
      Our small Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 9.75" x 9.75" board with 1" squares. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it. The King is 2.0" tall and all of the pieces are very visible and easy to play with. When folded, the set and board fit nicely in your bag or backpack for later use. If you run a Chess club or teach Chess, we recommend these sets as a great prize and gift! This set also includes non-magnetized Checkers at no additional cost!
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      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set

      Catalog Code: TRV0032

      Regular Price: $12.95

      Special Price: $8.95


      Anderssen Series Timeless Chess Set - NATURAL BOXWOOD/GENUINE EBONY - 3.5'' King
      The most famous of the ornamental woods, Genuine Ebony is a luxurios hardwood that is prized for its jet black color, very fine grain, and overall beauty.. Genuine Ebony is considered to be the quintessential chess set by chess collectors that appreciate the purity of the white army versus the black army on the 64-square battlefield.
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      Anderssen Series Timeless Chess Set - NATURAL BOXWOOD/GENUINE EBONY - 3.5'' King

      Catalog Code: MENWAND35-EB
      Our Price: $395.00

      Basic Scholastic Club Starter Kit - For 10 Members
      The Lowest Prices on Tournament Combinations! Enjoy Tremendous Savings! Everything needed to get your scholastic chess club up and running! This combo gives you everything you need to start a new team or club from scratch, or to use as a booster for equipping new members. Outfit your entire team for tremendous savings! 5x Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chessmen 5x Regulation Vinyl Chessboards - 2.25" Squares 5x Standard Chess Bags – Review product page 1x Slotted Style Chess Demonstration Set   Single weighted Regulation Plastic Chessmen:   If you're looking for an affordable, yet high quality set of plastic Chessmen, look no further than our Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chessmen. These Chessmen are ideal for schools, chess clubs, and tournament play as they EXCEED all US Chess Federation Tournament Requirements. These are the exact same chess pieces that the US Chess Federation uses at all of it's National Chess Tournaments. In addition, each set of Chessmen comes with 34 pieces instead of the traditional 32 - We included 2 Additional Queens to be used in the event of Pawn promotion. 
      The Regulation Plastic Chessmen were designed specifically with serious chess play in mind! While these are Staunton Pattern Chessmen, the look and feel of the chessmen was designed to minimize the possibility of the pieces being damaged during both play and transport. . And because it is manufactured out of the highest grade plastic, it will withstand many years of use (and abuse).   Regulation Vinyl Chessboard:   Our Regulation Vinyl Tournament Chessboard - 2.25" measures 20" x 20". Feature 2.25" squares, squared corners, Algebraic Notation on all sides, and are made of the durable vinyl for long life. These boards roll up and unroll easily for storage, resist tears, spills and the most demanding abuse. Great for use with either the Standard Chess Bag or Deluxe Chess Bag. 
      Exceeds all US Chess Federation and FIDE requirements for Official Tournament Use! 

      20" x 20" in size Features rank and file labels on all for sides - ideal for beginners! Manufactured out of high-grade vinyl and will resist dirt, tearing and spills Rolls up into a tight tube-shape for easy transport.   Standard Chess Bag:
      The Standard Chess Bag is designed to hold a roll-up chessboard in a protective sleeve (that is located on the bottom of the bag) and any full set of plastic chess pieces in the zippered compartment. It measures 12" x 9" and is large enough that you can also fit a small clock, scorebook and other small accessories in with the chess pieces. The Standard Chess Bag is crafted from a high grade vinyl material and will resist dirt and water. It has two reinforced vinyl handles for easy transport.   Chess Demonstration Set:   The Slotted Style Chess Demonstration Set is the most economical way to conduct teaching, group analyzing, and displaying tournament chess games in progress. It features 3" squares and comes with large black and red pieces that are easy to see from a distance. The term 'slotted' refers to the fact that each of the squares has a slot to hold the pieces. Two wooden dowels give the board support at top and bottom while a strong cord allows it to be hung up almost anywhere.


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      Basic Scholastic Club Starter Kit - For 10 Members

      Catalog Code: BASICCLUBKIT
      Our Price: $75.00

      BLACK - MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - LARGE
      It features a snap-closed vinyl-covered box that opens up to a 10" x 10" board. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it.
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      BLACK - MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - LARGE

      Catalog Code: TRV0003
      Our Price: $9.95

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Catalog Code: B0011RH
      Our Price: $7.95

      Brooklyn Castle
      BROOKLYN CASTLE tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard, and is as much about the sting of their losses as it is about the anticipation of their victories.
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      Brooklyn Castle

      Catalog Code: DVD0006MV
      Our Price: $19.95

      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      Our Checkbook Magnetic Travel Chess Set is perfect for Chessplayers on the go!
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      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

      Catalog Code: TRV0006
      Our Price: $4.95

      Chess2Go Travel Chess Set
      Enjoy this travel chess game. Folds up easily and stores in a velvet drawstring pouch. The flat plastic Chess pieces are held secure but a metal pin, ensuring they won't get lost during travel. Great for both the beginner and expert! Conveniently sized-the entire set can fit in your pocket when not in use! Flat plastic pieces are held together by a metal pin when not in play. Chess board has rank and file numbers. Great for the beginner and expert A fun set to use when teaching kids the game! Makes a Great Gift!
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      Chess2Go Travel Chess Set

      Catalog Code: TRV0031
      Our Price: $12.95

      Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag
      Product Description The Deluxe Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Premium Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25" Squares) and a Deluxe Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH — the Chess Bag and Chessboard — included in this combination set. Exception: Products with camo selections would come with closest matching color.
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      Deluxe Chess Set Combination and Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chessboard | Deluxe Bag

      Catalog Code: COMBO6

      Our Price: $26.95


      DRUEKE MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      This magnetic travel set makes playing on the road a breeze.
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      DRUEKE MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

      Catalog Code: TRV0004
      Our Price: $22.95

      Endgame - PAPERBACK
      Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
      ENDGAME is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady's decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent--and confounding descent--of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the nature of American celebrity and the distorting effect.of fame
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      Endgame - PAPERBACK

      Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
      Catalog Code: B0022RH
      Our Price: $15.95

      FOLDING WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 10"
      It is crafted from Golden Rosewood & Maple and is the Strongest Magnetic Travel Set on the Market - You can turn the board upside down and the pieces will not move!
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      FOLDING WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 10"

      Catalog Code: TRV0020
      Our Price: $59.95

      FOLDING WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 12"
      It is crafted from Golden Rosewood & Maple and is the Strongest Magnetic Travel Set on the Market - You can turn the board upside down and the pieces will not move!
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      FOLDING WOODEN MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set - 12"

      Catalog Code: TRV0021
      Our Price: $69.95

      MINI MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      Our Mini Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 5.25" x 5.25" board with 1/2" squares.
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      MINI MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

      Catalog Code: TRV0005
      Our Price: $3.45

      Modern Chess Openings - 15TH EDITION
      Completed Revised and Updated
      Modern Chess Openings is the best and most trusted tool for serious chess players on the market. First published over a half-century ago, this is a completely revised and updated edition of the book that has been the standard English language reference on chess openings.
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      Modern Chess Openings - 15TH EDITION

      Completed Revised and Updated
      Catalog Code: B0013RH
      Our Price: $29.95

      StickyCheckers Travel Set - LARGE
      StickyCheckers is the perfect way to play checkers on the run. Unlike magnetic sets, the pieces never slide or fall over, because they are stuck on with Velcro! The board can be folded up and stuffed in your pocket!
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      StickyCheckers Travel Set - LARGE

      Catalog Code: TRV0009

      Regular Price: $10.95

      Special Price: $0.99


      StickyCheckers Travel Set - SMALL
      StickyCheckers is the perfect way to play checkers on the run. Unlike magnetic sets, the pieces never slide or fall over, because they are stuck on with Velcro! The board can be folded up and stuffed in your pocket!
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      StickyCheckers Travel Set - SMALL

      Catalog Code: TRV0010

      Regular Price: $8.95

      Special Price: $0.99


      The Benevento Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Benevento Artisan Series Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 1.85" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
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      The Benevento Series Artisan Chess Set - 4.4" King

      Catalog Code: MENWBEN44
      Our Price: $1,095.00

      The Bicentennial Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.6" King
      "Spearheaded by the Maestro Frank A. Camaratta, Jr., an exquisite reproduction of the Circa 1895 Jaques of London Chessmen, a time period that is regarded as one of the most celebrated in the illustrious history of Jaques of London."
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      The Bicentennial Series Luxury Chess Set - 3.6" King

      Catalog Code: MENWBIC36
      Our Price: $395.00

      The Blackpool Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" KIng
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer The Blackpool Artisan Series Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 2.0" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
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      The Blackpool Series Luxury Chess Set - 4.4" KIng

      Catalog Code: MENWBKP44
      Our Price: $699.00

      The Bristol Series Timeless Chess Set - 4.5" King
      The House of Staunton is proud to introduce our newest masterpiece - The Bristol Timeless Series Chessmen. Part of our Timeless Collection, it is a wholly original design from the Maestro himself, Frank A. Camaratta, Jr.
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      The Bristol Series Timeless Chess Set - 4.5" King

      Catalog Code: MENWBRS45-AEB-C-B
      Our Price: $695.00

      The British Chess Company - Staunton Popular Chess Set - 4.0" King
      In its continuing effort to document the illustrious history of the Staunton Chessmen, The House of Staunton is proud to introduce the newest member of our new British Chess Company Collection - The London Series.
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      The British Chess Company - Staunton Popular Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWPOP40
      Our Price: $199.00

      The Burnt Grandmaster Series Chess Set - 4.0" King
      An exceptionally well-crafted set of wooden Chessmen at an unbelievable price, The Grandmaster Series Chessmen is designed to replace the low quality Chess sets that plague the market and offers a high-quality wooden Chessmen at a reasonable price!
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      The Burnt Grandmaster Series Chess Set - 4.0" King

      Catalog Code: MENWGRA40-BURNT-B
      Our Price: $149.00

      The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
      "A faithful reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS)."
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      The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King

      Catalog Code: MENWREY375-BRNT-B
      Our Price: $299.00

      The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Burnt Reykjavik 59 Series Series Chess set and Board Combination. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
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      The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: BURNTREYCOMBO

      Regular Price: $629.00

      Special Price: $449.00


      The Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 3.875" King
      "With a distinct European flair and styling, a stunning reproduction of one of the most popular chess sets used in the major international Chess tournaments during the 1950s and 1960s."
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      The Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set - 3.875" King

      Catalog Code: MENWZAG3875-BRNT-B
      Our Price: $299.00

      The Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Series Chess set and Board Combination. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
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      The Burnt Zagreb '59 Series Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: BURNTZAGCOMBO

      Regular Price: $629.00

      Special Price: $449.00


      The Capablanca Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Set and Board Combination. It includes our Capablanca Luxury Chess Set with a 4.0" King, Elm Burl / Bird's Eye Maple Superior Traditional Chessboard with 2.375" Squares and our Red Burl Fitted Coffer.
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      The Capablanca Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: CAPACOMBO

      Regular Price: $1,357.00

      Special Price: $949.00


      The Championship Series Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 20% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Championship Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
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      The Championship Series Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 20% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: CHAMPCOMBO

      Regular Price: $187.00

      Our Price: $149.00

      The Classic Series Tournament Chess Set and Tiroir Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 25% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.7" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods.
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      The Classic Series Tournament Chess Set and Tiroir Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 25% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: TRNCLASSCOMBO

      Regular Price: $369.00

      Special Price: $279.00


      The Classical Staunton Series Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 16% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      This Authentic Models production is a detailed replica of an original ivory set manufactured by the British 'Jaques' company, circa 1850, and purchased at a 1990s London auction. English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted this set at the first international chess tournament in 1851. It's clearly distinguishable pieces soon became the competition standard known as the 'Staunton' set.
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      The Classical Staunton Series Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 16% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: STAUNTONCOMBO

      Regular Price: $189.00

      Special Price: $159.00


      The Club Series Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Club Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
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      The Club Series Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: CLUBCOMBO

      Regular Price: $177.00

      Our Price: $129.00

      The Grandmaster Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 27% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Grandmaster Series Chess set. It features a 4.0" King with a 1.625"diameter base.
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      The Grandmaster Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 27% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: GRANDCOMBO

      Regular Price: $217.00

      Our Price: $159.00

      The Hastings Chess Set and Board Combination
      Enjoy Savings of 25% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Hastings Series Chess set. This heirloom-quality Chess set features a 4.0" King with a 1.875" diameter base and is heavily weighted. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods.
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      The Hastings Chess Set and Board Combination

      Enjoy Savings of 25% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination
      Catalog Code: HASTCOMBO

      Regular Price: $1,197.00

      Special Price: $899.00


      The House of Staunton DELUXE Tournament Bag
      The Deluxe Chess Tournament Bag from the House of Staunton is designed to not only carry all of your tournament equipment, including roll-up chessboards, chess pieces, clock, pencils and scorebook, but can also carry a House of Staunton-brand folding wooden chessboard. It measures 26" x 14", with a strap with shoulder support and reinforced nylon handles for easy transport.
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      The House of Staunton DELUXE Tournament Bag

      Catalog Code: BAGHOSDELUXE
      Our Price: $59.95

      The House of Staunton STANDARD Tournament Bag
      The Standard Chess Tournament Bag from the House of Staunton is designed to carry all of your tournament equipment, including roll-up chessboards, chess pieces, clock, pencils and scorebook. It measures 25" x 8" and has both a strap with shoulder support and two reinforced nylon handles for easy transport. The outside of the bag features a cell phone pocket, mesh drink pocket and a zipper compartment.
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      The House of Staunton STANDARD Tournament Bag

      Catalog Code: BAGHOSSTANDARD
      Our Price: $39.95

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