GIFT IDEAS

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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  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: The House of Staunton
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Gambit Publishing
Year of Publication
1998 2012 1998 to 2012
Material(s) Used
  1. Natural Boxwood (14)
  2. Ebony (9)
  3. Blood Rosewood (8)
  4. Ebonized Boxwood (5)
  5. Rosewood (3)
  6. Nylon (3)
  7. Burnt Boxwood (3)
  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 (8)
  6. 3.875'' inch / 9.84 cm (4)
  7. 4.0'' inch / 10.16 cm (9)
  8. 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm (5)
  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 / 5.7 cm (4)
  3. 2.375'' inch / 6.0 cm (4)
  4. 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm (5)
Author(s)
  1. Graham Burgess (1)
  2. John Nunn (3)
  3. John Watson (1)
  4. Murray Chandler (4)
  5. Steve Giddins (1)
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Square Size
  1. 1.0 in. (2.54cm) (1)
  2. 1.25 in. (3.15cm) (1)
  3. 2.0 in. (5.1cm) (1)
  4. 2.25 in. (5.7cm) (10)
  5. 2.375 in. (6.0cm) (2)
  6. 2.5 in. (6.4cm) (2)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (9)
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Items 1 to 36 of 56

    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


    101 Chess Questions Answered
    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Steve Giddins is an author acclaimed for his ability to write in down-to-earth style on fundamental chess topics. In this book he answers the questions that really matter to chess-players. His topics include many basic ideas, including some that have rarely been addressed so directly in chess literature, and thus are often misunderstood by club players. Where appropriate, the answers also address highly sophisticated concepts, providing insights gleaned from many years of experience and discussions with players and trainers of the highest level.
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    101 Chess Questions Answered

    Sound Advice on all Aspects of Playing Chess
    Catalog Code: B0013GB
    Our Price: $14.95

    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

    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

    Chess for Children
    How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
    With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.
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    Chess for Children

    How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
    Catalog Code: B0157GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Chess Openings for Kids
    Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
    For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
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    Chess Openings for Kids

    Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
    Catalog Code: B0164GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Chess Puzzles for Kids
    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
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    Chess Puzzles for Kids

    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    Catalog Code: B0183GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Chess Tactics for Kids
    50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
    Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
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    Chess Tactics for Kids

    50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
    Catalog Code: B0170GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    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

    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

    How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
    Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
    This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
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    How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

    Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0056GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Learn Chess
    A Gold Medal Winner Explains How to Play and Win at Chess
    Starting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning. Dr John Nunn has built up a world-wide reputation for the outstanding clarity of his writings on a wide range of chess topics. This is his first book to tackle the fundamentals of chess.
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    Learn Chess

    A Gold Medal Winner Explains How to Play and Win at Chess
    Catalog Code: B0130GB

    Regular Price: $12.95

    Special Price: $6.48


    Learn Chess Tactics
    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
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    Learn Chess Tactics

    Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0134GB
    Our Price: $19.95

    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

    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

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