Luxury Staunton Chess Sets

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Classic Staunton Ebony & Dark Walnut Bath Series Grand Chess SetClassic Staunton Ebony & Dark Walnut Bath Series Grand Chess Set
Classic Staunton Ebony & Dark Walnut Bath Series Grand Chess Set Sale price€1.619,95 Regular price€1.905,95
The Blue and Black Tournament Chess Set with CaseThe Blue and Black Tournament Chess Set with Case
Sentinel Rosewood and Walnut Chess SetSentinel Rosewood and Walnut Chess Set
Supreme Rosewood and Briarwood Traditional Chess SetSupreme Rosewood and Briarwood Traditional Chess Set
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Templar Rosewood and Palisander Chess SetTemplar Rosewood and Palisander Chess Set
Templar Rosewood and Palisander Chess Set Sale price€679,95 Regular price€975,95
The 1849 Reproduction Staunton Ebony and Palisander Luxury Chess SetThe 1849 Reproduction Staunton Ebony and Palisander Luxury Chess Set
The 1853 Paulsen Reproduction Ebony and Montgoy Palisander Luxury Chess SetThe 1853 Paulsen Reproduction Ebony and Montgoy Palisander Luxury Chess Set
The 1869 Reproduction Staunton Ebony and Walnut Grand Luxury Chess SetThe 1869 Reproduction Staunton Ebony and Walnut Grand Luxury Chess Set
The Blackburne Ebony and Black Anegre Chess SetThe Blackburne Ebony and Black Anegre Chess Set
The Blackburne Padauk and Briarwood Luxury Chess SetThe Blackburne Padauk and Briarwood Luxury Chess Set
Sentinel Grand Ebony and Anegre Chess SetSentinel Grand Ebony and Anegre Chess Set
The Broadbase Teak and Palisander Chess Set with ClockThe Broadbase Teak and Palisander Chess Set with Clock
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The Burnt Parker Palisander Chess SetThe Burnt Parker Palisander Chess Set
The Burnt Parker Palisander Chess Set Sale price€393,95 Regular price€469,95
The Canterbury Knight Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess SetThe Canterbury Knight Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess Set
The Classic Rosewood and Walnut Luxury Staunton Chess SetThe Classic Rosewood and Walnut Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Dubliner Montgoy Luxury Grand Chess SetThe Dubliner Montgoy Luxury Grand Chess Set
The Eminence Rosewood Palisander Deluxe Chess SetThe Eminence Rosewood Palisander Deluxe Chess Set
The Garvi Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess SetThe Garvi Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess Set
Madrid Rosewood and Briar Luxury Chess SetMadrid Rosewood and Briar Luxury Chess Set
Black Sovereign Luxury Chess SetBlack Sovereign Luxury Chess Set
Canterbury Knight Ebony Luxury Chess SetCanterbury Knight Ebony Luxury Chess Set
Cheltenham Ebony and Grey Briarwood Chess SetCheltenham Ebony and Grey Briarwood Chess Set
Cheltenham Ebony and Rootwood Grand Chess SetCheltenham Ebony and Rootwood Grand Chess Set
Classic Staunton Rosewood & Dark Walnut Bath Series Grand Chess SetClassic Staunton Rosewood & Dark Walnut Bath Series Grand Chess Set
Eminence Black and Rosewood Grand Chess SetEminence Black and Rosewood Grand Chess Set
La Valletta Walnut and Redwood Luxury Chess SetLa Valletta Walnut and Redwood Luxury Chess Set
The Kingsclere Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess SetThe Kingsclere Ebony and Walnut Luxury Chess Set
Madrid Tres Corone Ebony, Padauk and Walnut Chess SetMadrid Tres Corone Ebony, Padauk and Walnut Chess Set
Old English Elite Ebony Mahogany Chess SetOld English Elite Ebony Mahogany Chess Set
Old English Elite Ebony and Black Luxury Chess SetOld English Elite Ebony and Black Luxury Chess Set
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Old English Elite Ebony and Briar Luxury Chess SetOld English Elite Ebony and Briar Luxury Chess Set
Old English Elite Ebony and Briar Luxury Chess Set Sale price€1.016,95 Regular price€1.143,95
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Rosewood and Walnut Deluxe Staunton Chess SetRosewood and Walnut Deluxe Staunton Chess Set
Rosewood and Walnut Deluxe Staunton Chess Set Sale price€419,95 Regular price€488,95
Sandringham Tres Corone Chess SetSandringham Tres Corone Chess Set
Sentinel Ebony and Ash Burl Luxury Chess SetSentinel Ebony and Ash Burl Luxury Chess Set
The Lemington Rosewood Palisander Chess SetThe Lemington Rosewood Palisander Chess Set
Sicilian Rosewood and Briarwood Luxury SetSicilian Rosewood and Briarwood Luxury Set
Supreme Ebony Tournament Chess SetSupreme Ebony Tournament Chess Set
The Cavalry Ebony & Walnut Luxury Chess SetThe Cavalry Ebony & Walnut Luxury Chess Set
The Columbus Ebony and Walnut Chess SetThe Columbus Ebony and Walnut Chess Set
The Garvi Luxury Rosewood and Walnut Chess SetThe Garvi Luxury Rosewood and Walnut Chess Set
The Highgrove Briarwood and Black Luxury Chess SetThe Highgrove Briarwood and Black Luxury Chess Set
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The Highgrove Ebony and Briarwood Luxury Chess SetThe Highgrove Ebony and Briarwood Luxury Chess Set
The Highgrove Ebony and Briarwood Luxury Chess Set Sale price€621,95 Regular price€692,95
The Kingsgate Rosewood Palisander Chess SetThe Kingsgate Rosewood Palisander Chess Set
Sandringham Grand Rosewood Chess SetSandringham Grand Rosewood Chess Set
The Leningrad Black and Elm Burl Luxury Chess SetThe Leningrad Black and Elm Burl Luxury Chess Set
The Luxury Staunton Garvi Rosewood and Walnut Grand Chess SetThe Luxury Staunton Garvi Rosewood and Walnut Grand Chess Set
The Rochester Ebony and Walnut Grand Chess SetThe Rochester Ebony and Walnut Grand Chess Set
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The Sheffield Knight Rosewood Palisander Chess SetThe Sheffield Knight Rosewood Palisander Chess Set
The Sheffield Knight Rosewood Palisander Chess Set Sale price€495,95 Regular price€533,95
The Sheffield Knight Rosewood & Walnut Chess SetThe Sheffield Knight Rosewood & Walnut Chess Set
The Victoria Black and Grey Ash Burl Classic Chess SetThe Victoria Black and Grey Ash Burl Classic Chess Set

What Makes a Chess Set Luxurious?


Materials


One of the primary factors that distinguishes luxury chess sets is the use of premium and rare materials such as:

 

• Exotic hardwoods like ebony, rosewood, palisander, and briarwood.

• High-quality woods like walnut, maple, and boxwood (for white pieces).

• Precious metals like brass, steel, pewter and even silver and gold.

• Stones like marble, onyx, and alabaster.

 

These materials are not only visually stunning but also provide a superior tactile experience during gameplay.

 

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Craftsmanship


Luxury chess sets are carefully handcrafted by skilled artisans, often using traditional production methods that have remained largely unchanged for over a century.

 

Chess pieces are turned on a lathe from solid wood blocks, hollowed out, polished, and felted. Knights are intricately hand-carved using specialized tools. 

 

Chess boards involve precise inlays, marquetry, and multiple coats of lacquer. 

 

This level of craftsmanship ensures each set is a unique work of art.


Design and Aesthetics


While many luxury sets adhere to the classic Staunton design, they often feature refined details, smoother curves, and more pronounced profiles. The finish can range from a satin sheen to high-gloss lacquer. Boards may include inlays of mother-of-pearl, rare wood borders, or polished stone bases. 


Size


Luxury chess sets tend to be larger in size, with king heights typically over 3 inches. This generous size allows for greater detail and weight in the pieces. 

 

The Best Chess Brands


Certain brands like Italfama, Rechapados Ferrer, Manopolous, Amritsar Chess Company and Jaques of London have become renowned for producing exceptional luxury chess sets, adding to their prestige and value. We are proud to offer a vast selection of these brands.

 

Limited Editions and Exclusivity


Some luxury sets are produced in limited editions or as one-of-a-kind pieces, making them highly coveted by collectors. Their rarity and exclusivity contribute to their luxury status.


Price


While not the sole defining factor, luxury chess sets often command premium prices, ranging from several hundred to thousands of euros, reflecting the investment in materials, craftsmanship, and design. 


In essence, a luxury chess set is a fusion of exquisite materials, unparalleled craftsmanship, refined aesthetics, and often, a touch of exclusivity – elevating the game of chess to an art form and a collector's item.