Chess Sets — Everything you need to know!

Chess pieces or chessmen are made in different materials, styles, and sizes. The difference in the designs of the chess pieces do not have any impact on the game, it is just that the different shapes, sizes, and materials are made to meet the different tastes of the players or chess collectors. In a standard game, each of the chess players starts a game with 16 chess pieces – 1 king, 1 queen, 2 rooks, 2 bishops, 2 knights and 8 pawns. Different techniques and materials are used to make chess sets that give these chess pieces a unique look.

Materials used for making chess sets – Chess pieces are made from a wide variety of materials like plastic, stone, glass, metal, ivory, bone and wood. These materials greatly decide the price of the chess pieces. Plastic chess sets are available at very low prices in the market, whereas a hand carved wooden chess set will be costlier.

Materials used for making wooden chess sets

Wood has been the most important material for making chess pieces for generations. Sheesham wood, rose wood, bud rosewood. ebony wood and box wood are the most famous woods used for making chess sets. Bud rosewood and ebony wood are the luxury woods and are used to carve high-end chess pieces. Wooden chess pieces are also recommended by FIDE. The quality of our wooden chess pieces is being appreciated by great chess players and chess collectors in the whole world.

A technique used in making chess sets – Chess pieces are either hand carved or machine made and the technique depends very much on the material used. Metal and plastic chess pieces are made by melting them and then putting them in moulds of the desired designs. Chess pieces made from bone and stone are hand carved by skilled artisans.

Technique used in making wood chess sets

Handcrafted wooden chess pieces are turned on a lathe. The craftsmanship on the wooden chess pieces is done by experienced artisans. The knight being the most beautiful piece in the set carries enormous importance. The beauty of the chess set lies in the knight of the chess set. Our well-crafted knights represent the highest grade of knight carving skills.

Design of the chess pieces – Chess is a very old game and infinite designs have been originated till now. But the most famous one is Staunton. Staunton is also the officially recommended design by FIDE. Staunton chess pieces appear to be same but the designs have many variations. Chessbazaar offers a wide range of Staunton chess pieces, you will be amazed to see the variations in the designs of the chess sets. There are many other historical designs which are collected by chess collectors but they are very expensive and not everyone can afford those chess pieces. Chessbazaar has reproduced many of such historical and classical designs like 1849 chess set, 1935 Botvinnik Flohr, 1851 chess set, Dublin chess set, Piatigorsky chess set, Grand cigar chess set, and Dubrovnik chess set at very affordable prices  so that every chess enthusiast can buy and admire the beauty of these chess sets.

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Chessbazaar offers the most meticulously handcrafted wooden chess pieces by our skilled artisans. The expertly carved chess pieces are appropriately weighted and the thick green felt on the bases make your chess pieces walk smoother on a chess board. Explore our full range of wooden and bone chess pieces here >>

 

MONTHLY ROUND-UP – June 2016

There are months when the attention gets shared between various chess sets and then there is a month when a single one stands in the spotlight. Well, it was the mighty Bridle Series 2016 luxury chess pieces that took center stage last month. Now we take a look at the new arrivals section and round up the most interesting chess sets of the past few weeks. If you have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for your interest.

2016 Bridle Series Luxury Chess Pieces

Seirawan (Sharper) Elephant Chess Variant Kit

Seirawan (Sharper) Hawk Chess Variant Kit

Let’s see what the gossip is all about. First and foremost, perhaps, is the 2016 Bridle Series Luxury Chess Pieces with its 4.2″ king. This peerless 2016 Bridle series chess set is made up of ebony, bud rose wood and boxwood. This is a classic design featuring the magnificent and strong bridle knight. Superb size proportioning from king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. The carving of the knight is quite spectacular, look closely at the details around the mane and nostrils. The design of the other pieces is also highly commended to allow the set to truly stand out. They are meticulously hand crafted from the finest grade ebony wood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. Each chessmen is carefully hand crafted in India with dainty details and the design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is comparable to the luxury chess sets that are sold for $1000+ by other retailers.

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Seirwan chess variant that made an appearance last month are definitely worth checking out. Seirawan chess is an enhanced version of standard chess, played across the globe. It is played on the standard 8×8 board and uses two new pieces, the hawk (which moves like a knight or a bishop) and the elephant (which moves like a knight or a rook). Seirawan chess begins in exactly the same manner as a conventional chess game with normal rules of chess. Our chess variant kit is an exciting, new way to play chess. The kit comes with an elephant and available in total of 4 woods – Bud rose wood Ebony Wood, Box wood and Stained Dyed.

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World’s first Wooden Starter Chess Learning Kit is Here

Are you going to learn the wonderful game “chess” and sharpen your memory?  For starting learning the game of chess, you always need a kit with all the necessary tools required to start the game or you may need a chess kit for chess club.

Chessbazaar takes utmost pride in announcing the world’s first wooden chess starter kit. Your kids deserve only the bestest things in the world, so don’t give them those cheap plastic chess sets to begin the new and most interesting course of their life. A starter kit with the eco-friendly, robust and beautiful chess pieces should be a gift from the wonderful parents. Children need something attractive that when you want them to learn something new and nothing can be more attractive than a wooden chess set. Serious players always prefer wooden chess sets, as all the chess tournaments have wooden chess sets as standards for the chess tournaments. Our chess experts have been carefully designed each kit with suitable equipments.

Wooden Starter Learning Kits for Kids

We have a collection of three starter kits, you can select the kit that suits your needs and budget. Chess pieces, chess boards, clocks and books have been put together so that they form recommended starter kits. So, here we introduce our kits –

  1. 1. Travel series starter kit with DGT clock – Special Starter kit has been designed for the kids who want to learn the game the chess champion style. The wooden chess set is equipped with magnets, so that you children can always take their favorite game to picknick, friend’s home or school. The chess pieces come in a magnetic wooden box in which the chess pieces can be properly stored in separate compartments. The free chess book would help your kids to learn the basics and play chess strategically. DGT clock gives your kid the feeling of a professional player and will motivate them to perform better. DGT 2010 is the official clock of FIDE.

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  1. 2. Tournament Standard wooden starter kit – This starter kit is suitable for students and members of chess club. The starter kit includes tournament size wooden chess board, tournament chess pieces with wooden storage box, DGT 2010 clock and a chess book. Tournament Chess boards and chess pieces are of the same dimensions as officially standardized by FIDE. The clock is also the official clock of FIDE. The whole collection makes it perfect choice for the members of chess clubs and chess schools.

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  1. 3. Tournament pro wooden starter kit – This starter kit is also best suitable for chess clubs and young chess learners. The kit includes tournament chess pieces, tournament folding chess board, DGT 2010 clock, chess book and a beautiful storage box for your beloved chess pieces. The storage box is lined with green felt to prevent the chess pieces from scratching. The whole combo is designed for desirability and reliability.

Wooden Starter Learning Kits for Kids

Gift your children the best equipped chess kit made from the bestest material and quality. Chessbazaar also offers FREE replacement guarantee. This means if any piece will lost or break at any time you can easily receive replacements for free. If you want to take your chess game to the next level there’s only one way to go – add the world’s first Wooden Starter Chess Learning Kit. Shop Now

 

How to Make Perfectly Carved Wooden Chess Set at Home

Chess sets with extraordinary designs are made of different materials such as metals, plastic, wood, alabaster, glass, marble, camel bone and stone. Stone chess sets are mainly made of alabaster and marble. Plastic chess sets are basically colorless because of the polymers found in them. Colorants are added to the pieces while making them, so that the chess pieces appear attractive. Metal chess sets are made of alloys like zinc, tin, copper, bronze, brass, aluminium and pewter.

Wooden chess sets are used nowadays for decoration purpose as well as for playing. Wooden chess sets offer a huge variety to the buyers. ebony and rosewood make the most exquisite chess sets in the world. These exotic woods are hardwoods and it is very difficult to carve on. This is the reason why the wooden chess pieces are very valuable and expensive in the market. These chess sets are of very high quality.

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There are some reasons why wooden chess sets are very valuable and extremely popular among chess players –

  1. Thousands of cheap and perfectly functional plastic chess sets can be easily made with moulds but wooden chess sets require high level of precision and skill. Highly skilled workers turn the wooden chess pieces individually on a wooden lathe and carefully fashioned by hand.
  2. The chess pieces begin life as shapeless blocks of hardwood. Very dense and consistent woods are used, so that meticulous chess pieces are carved out of it. The complexity of the knight is often the biggest factor in the cost of a chess set, in some cases it can take an expert knight carver up to four days to carve four knights. Chess pieces with extremely detailed displaying strands of hair, teeth, etc are hence costly because of the level of hard work put into them for carving out those extraordinary chess pieces.

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Now let’s learn the theoretical part of making wooden chess sets

  1. Designing the chess pieces: The very first step is to choose a design for your chess pieces. You can get a design online, from books or you can think of your design.
  2. Carving the pieces on wooden lathe:  Take two different kinds of woods, one for darker side and for lighter side. You can also choose same kind of wood for both the sides, the pieces then can be stained afterwards.Now take the wooden block and mount it on the lathe. Start turning and press the cutting tool up to the turning piece of wood, to begin carving it.
  3. Doing the fine carving: Now this is the most challenging part of chess making process. Carve your chess pieces to perfection using special tools, knifes and your hand. Use your chess design and give those details to your chess pieces.
  4. Sanding and treating the chess pieces – It is very important to sand the chess pieces, in order to get the smooth and even surface. Chess pieces are then treated with a solution that helps the chess pieces to preserve.
  5. Final finishing and polishing – Final touches are made and chess pieces are polished to a high shine. Chessbazaar buff polishes the chess pieces to make world’s best quality chess pieces.

Now take all the required tools like pencil, scratch paper, wooden lathe, sandpaper of different grits etc and begin carving your dream chess set or we at chessbazaar will be more than glad to make the chess set that you always wanted but could not find or it was way too expensive to buy one from some other seller. Know More

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MONTHLY ROUND-UP – APRIL 2016

There’s no doubt that the chess reproductions are always a hot topic in the chess community, regardless of what time of the year it is. To fulfil the aspirations of the collector community, we at chessbazaar, introduced the 19th century repro antique Dublin pattern chess set last month. This announcement gathered a lot of interest among the collectors. Moreover, we also launched 1940-50 reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian series in ebony wood, Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) series chess set in ebony wood and Dubrovnik chess set v2.0 in sheesham wood. If you have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for your interest.

Reproduced 19th Century Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Set in Rose & Box Wood – 4.6″ King

Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) Series Chess Set in Ebony & Box Wood – 4″ King

New 1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set Version 2.0 in Sheesham / Box Wood – 3.6″ King

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set Revised in Ebony & Box Wood – 4.4″ King

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The 19th Century Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Set was announced earlier last month and there’s no way you could have missed it. On the odd chance you have, you can bring yourself up to speed here in our monthly recap. Extremely rare 19th mid century Dublin pattern chess pieces with a king height of 4.6″ and a base diameter of 1.8″. The pieces are rugged and triple weighted for the fantastic hand-feel and a very satisfying thud on the chess board. This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of rose wood and box wood. Shop Now

19th Century Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess SetChess is one of the most popular games in the Soviet Union and there is one interesting fact that most of the world chess champions were citizens of the Soviet Union. Russian soviet series is among the most beautiful Russian series we have ever launched and now we have introduced reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) series chess set in ebony & box wood with the king height of 4 inches. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. This set is triple weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. Shop Now

Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) Series Chess SetDubrovnik Bobby Fischer reproduced series is our most popular series, and all versions of it have been hugely successful, though it was the first one that made the greatest splash. Following the success of Dubrovnik Series, we have introduced the version 2.0 in sheesham & box wood with the king height of 3.6 inches, though some might wonder if it’s actually an upgrade over the previous version! Based on the customers review and suggestions, we worked with our best carvers to bring the most accurate reproduction for our esteemed customers. The result is Dubrovnik 2.0. This version 2.0 is simply gorgeous, and exquisitely striking, therefore each piece is carved with meticulous care. Our most magnificent chess set yet takes nearly a week to create. It’s a chess set that is truly like no other. Shop Now 

1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set Revised in Ebony & Box Wood – 4.4″ king made the headlines as well, with a king height of 4.1″ and a base diameter of 1.6″ these pieces are rugged and have thick green felt on their bases. The dark side of chess pieces is made in ebony wood and the lighter side is made in box wood. Shop Now

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess SetThat’s all for now. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up-to-date with the latest releases, offers & promotions. We’d glad to know your views and experiences of the chess sets which you have purchased from us. You can also get the updates direct on your email by sign upto our newsletter.

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MONTHLY ROUND-UP – MARCH 2016

Another month flew by and the chess world is slowly getting settled back to normal after the huge Easter sale ends at chessbazaar.com. Speaking of flagships, the Arabian knight series are making headlines. Now that the first batch of units is starting to reach eager fans, everybody seems to be busy either playing with it or looking for a place to display it. Another big announcement from the previous month is the British Chess Company (BCC) Reproduced Staunton double collared chess set. This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of ebony wood and box wood.

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Interestingly enough, Reproduced 19th Century Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Set made the headlines as well. This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of rose wood and antiqued box wood. A rebirth of the Staunton series weighted wooden chess pieces, now available in ebony & box wood. If you think you might have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for you. It also comes complete with links to our respective product page.

The Arabian Knight Series Artisan Staunton Chess Pieces

The British Chess Company (BCC) Reproduced Staunton Double Collared Chess Set

Reproduced 19th Century Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Set

A Rebirth of The Staunton Series Weighted Wooden Chess Pieces

Let’s see what the gossip is all about. First and foremost, perhaps, is the Arabian Knight series artisan staunton chess pieces beautifully crafted in ebony & bud rose wood with the combination of box wood. The pieces are heavily weighted and even exceed the triple-weight classification. The King proudly stands at 4.2 inches and its base is a robust 1.9 inches. The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our master artisans have to offer. Know More>

The Arabian Knight Series Artisan Staunton Chess Pieces in Bud Rose, Ebony & Box Wood

We saw quite few announcements last month, but the British Chess Company (BCC) was definitely the most exciting one. After the success of 1849 chess set, 1851 chess set and 1935 Botvinnik Flohr Reproduced Chess Set, chessbazaar™ in association with Alan Dewey, is proud to introduce “The British Chess Company Popular Staunton Chess Set”, featuring the finest aspects of any Staunton pattern chess set ever seen. This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of ebony wood and box wood. The dark chess pieces are made of ebony wood. Know More>

The British Chess Company (BCC) Reproduced Staunton Double Collared Chess Set

Moving on to 19th Century Antique Dublin these chess pieces are Extremely rare. Chess pieces with a king height of 4.2″ and a base diameter of 1.7” is rugged and has thick green felt on their bases. This chess set features chessmen that are crafted with a combination of rose wood and antiqued box wood. Know More>

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Pieces

We have released a new chess set as part of the budget-friendly Staunton series. The Staunton Series weighted chess pieces offers a 3.5″ King with a diameter of 1.4″ and all chess pieces are weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. The dark chess pieces are made of Ebony wood and the lighter chess pieces are made of Box wood. know More>

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“Did you ever starve for a chess design you always wanted? Chessbazaar™ is there to help you make your dream chess set a reality. Know More>

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Monthly Round-up – Feb 2016

The month of “love” dedicated to the mighty chess collectors as we came up with the launches of much awaited and anticipated 1935 Botvinnik Flohr Reproduced Soviet chess set and 4” Dubrovnik chess set. Botvinnik set is an arresting chess set, mainly for its excellent value and legendary design. Dedicated to the Mikhail Botvinnik and Flohr , this venerable chess set’s dark pieces are made of Ebony wood and the light pieces are made of Boxwood, bringing back the memories of 1935 famous BotvinnikFlohr  chess match. The King proudly stands at 4 inches and its base is a robust 1.7 inches. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4” chess set has also had a major presence in the best seller section throughout the month.  We have also announced two more chess sets last month, so if you think you might have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for you. It also comes complete with links to our respective product page.

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Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4”

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Pieces

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set

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We again, tie up with World’s famous chess restorer Mr. Alan Dewey for the true reproduction of 1935 Botvinnik Flohr r Reproduced Soviet chess set. Each chessmen is carefully crafted with dainty details that add a dash of opulence and visual appeal. Outstanding design features include the bishop without its mitre cut and the details applied to the knight’s mane. The other chess pieces are also uniquely stylized to allow the set to truly stand out. This venerable chess set’s dark pieces are made of Ebony wood and the light pieces are made of Boxwood. Ebony wood is an alluring wood and probably the most admired wood for reproduced chess sets. The King proudly stands at 4 inches and its base is a robust 1.7 inches. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Each piece is generously weighted and features green felt bases to protect the chess board.

1935 Botvinnik Flohr Reproduced Soviet Chess Set

Bigger has always been better: As long as we are on the subject of reproduced chess sets, stained crimson Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4” is one that deserves some attention. Reproduced Dubrovnik chess set v2.0 has an eye-catching design, weighted chess pieces with a 4″ King and base diameter of 1.7″ This version is also double weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made in Stained Crimson and the lighter chess pieces are made in box wood.

Reproduced Dubrovnik chess set v2.0 has an eye-catching design, weighted chess pieces with a 4" King and base diameter of 1.7" This version is also double weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made in Stained Crimson and the lighter chess pieces are made in box wood.

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern new chess pieces made the headlines as well, with a king height of 4.1″ and a base diameter of 1.6″ these pieces are rugged and have thick green felt on their bases. The dark side of chess pieces is made in ebony wood and the lighter side is made in box wood.

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Pieces

We are already selling one of our bestseller, the 1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set in Sheesham & box wood and now we have introduced the same in stained box wood version. Each of the chess pieces has thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made of stained dyed box wood and the lighter chess pieces are made of box wood.

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set Revised in Stained Dyed & Box Wood - 4.4" King

It comes as no surprise that the Botvinnik & Dubrovnik chess set is still on everybody’s mind but the best is yet to come. We, in association with Mr. Alan Dewey are coming up with the Replica of BCC chess set. Further announcements regarding the launch will be update accordingly on our website/Facebook page.

Make Gifting More Fun This Christmas with chessbazaar!

Its holiday season and you still haven’t quite finished up your shopping? Holiday parties are just around the corner and you haven’t been able to decide on unique Christmas gifts for office employees, friends and family yet. While it would be easy to just purchase the same thing you did last year, it wouldn’t be very exciting. It can be difficult to come up with extraordinary ideas for so many people, though. And what about decorating your home for the celebrations?  Don’t worry, we understand and that’s why we’ve decided to put together a few creative ideas to help you out this holiday season.

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The Christmas holidays are all about decorations and presenting gifts to your near and dear ones. One of the favorite things in the world during holidays is decorating the home. Most of the people prefer a more traditional look to their home; it should be simple but should yet look magnificent. Decorating with the same old items in the same old way can become very boring.  Sometimes we need a few fresh ideas to help liven things up a bit for the holidays. We’ve got some great inexpensive Christmas ideas for the home.  In our holiday shop you will find some amazing chess sets that will add that festive touch to your home. We offer a big range of luxury chess sets that will fill your whole room with cheer and fortunately you would not need to drain your Christmas budget for a look that would turn your home into a wonderland. Our luxury chess sets are perfect Home Décor articles. You may be art collector or interior decorator; our luxury chess sets will for sure melt your heart and will provide a royal look to your office or home.

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We all know how much people like handmade gifts. We offer beautifully handcrafted chess pieces and chess sets for everyone on your wish list. Even if you are on a tight budget this Christmas holiday season, we still have some unique gifting options for your loved ones. Our economy chess pieces, mid-range chess pieces and travel series provide you with plenty of inexpensive gift options. This will also allow you to show love and appreciation to the closest people in your life.

So, get ready for the big celebrations and lend your home a unique blend of tradition and beauty. Peep in and check our magnificent range of handcrafted unique and antique chess sets.

Monthly Round-up – Oct 2015

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Another month is now behind us and the past few days were definitely dominated by new arrivals. We got 5 new sets announcements. If you think you might have missed something interesting from the past month, here is a rundown of our most popular announcements.

1851 Staunton pattern chess set

1849 chess set in tournament size

Russian Soviet era chess set

DGT chess clocks

Leather roll-up chess boards

Reproduced antique Russian chess set

While we are on the topic of new announcements, After the tremendous success of our reproduction of 1849 Staunton chess set, we have finally introduced 1851 Staunton pattern chess set with a 4.3 inch king, heavily weighted chess pieces(81.13 oz), We are also offering free king side stamping with “Morphy” knights. The Morphy knights have pronounced jowls as compared to other designs of knights. The dark pieces are made in ebony wood and the lighter pieces in antiqued box wood. The king in the set is 4.3″ high and the set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Read More

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1849 in 3.75″ also made its debut and gathered a lot of fan attention. The chess pieces are made in antiqued box wood and ebony wood with 54 oz weight. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. This set is weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. Tournament size of 1849 chess set is priced at $299.99 with free shipping.

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Other noteworthy announcements from the past few days include the Russian Soviet chess set, DGT chess clocks, leather chess boards and the reproduced Russian chess set.

And as long as we are on the subject of reproduced antique chess sets, the new “Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) Series Chess Set” is one that deserves some attention. Pieces are beautifully hand carved in ebony, sheesham & box wood. Chess pieces offers a 4″ King with a base diameter of 1.77″ and comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Pieces are weighted and have thick green felt on their bases. Click here to see our full range of Russian chess sets.

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Moving on to chess accessories we have launched new range of DGT chess clocks, the DGT 2010 Digital Clock sets a new standard in Digital Excellence. It is the ultimate clock, one that is user-friendly, attractive and offers all of the features that chess enthusiasts demand. Shop Here

We have also launched a chess board for our customers who look out for some affordable yet elegant rolled-up style boards. We have launched finest leather roll up chess boards that are super light weight & wrinkle free(*when folded properly). These chess boards are easy to transport compared to the flat and folding wooden chess boards, so you can carry these roll-up chess board easily to your tournaments, clubs, or next door. We are first in the chess industry to offer these roll-up leather chess boards at a very low price with free shipping. Shop Here

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Chess is one of the most popular games in the Russia, and chess sets manufactured during Soviet time are liked by many collectors. To fulfill the demand, we have expanded our Russian Antique range with Reproduced Antique Russian Series Stained Chess Set. King is 4.1″ high. All chess pieces are weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. Each of the chess piece has thick green felt on its base. The dark chess pieces are made of dyed box wood and the lighter chess pieces are made of box wood.

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Last, but definitely not the least, if you are still waiting for our previous 1849 chess set, you will be pleased to hear that it is getting more closer to a release. We are in the final stages, so it shouldn’t be long now.

That’s all for now folks, Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up-to-date with the latest releases, offers & promotions. We’d be glad to know your views and experience of the chess sets which you have purchased from us.

A Year in Trends – Story Unfolds

A Year in Trends – Story Unfolds

In 2014 people searched million of queries. What do these queries say about?
1950 Dubrovnik chess set was the biggest launch for us in 2014 and it’s no surprise that Dubrovnik chess set is one of the best acclaimed historic chess set we have ever launched. It’s the most searched query in 2014.

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Smartphone’s have taken the world by storm & now with our mobile friendly website, shopping is at your fingertips around the clock no matter where you are. You can take advantage of our time-sensitive deals on the go.

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Here at chessbazaar we’ve spent a lot of time working on new tools to help you, our readers, pick the right chess set for you. Our improved latest search is meant to improve search results & and provides condensed info. The search widget has an intuitive interface and show product images as well, so it will hopefully make the findings of the desired chess product pretty simple.  New search also provides condensed info on a set price, physical dimensions, material used etc. We’ve done our best to optimize the search widget for both wide and narrow layouts.

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The notify me feature has an intuitive interface and ask you for your e-mail address, that allows us to send you the notification once the item is back in stock & you can make a purchase before the stock runs out.

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