Unusual Chess Sets | Chess Pieces

Chess Sets that are unusual and Outstanding

Staunton was created for a reason (see Staunton Origin). But why not have a staunton based design with a significant tweak on the style – an unusual chess set. Of course, it’s still a quality product, and still crafted with great skill, many are still weighted, and most of ours are Staunton based.

But with the increased popularity of chess, many more unusual designs are available and are a perfect unique gift idea. An unusual chess set, something that isn’t seen in many homes but we hope it will be in yours soon.

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    King Cross Staunton in Bone Chess Set (X2009)

    This is a highly desirable luxury chess set. The detail in carving of the camel bone is nothing short of remarkable. The material is difficult to work with and the craftsmen have done a good job of creating something beautiful with the bone. Expect natural blemishes on the ...

    List: $295.00 $199.00 View
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    LARGE Lotus Carved Bud Rosewood Chess Set (X2003)

    A twist on the Staunton design - this luxury chess set has incredible quality detail. The king is slim but tall measuring over 5.5 inches in height. The traditional staunton is taken at base and resembled at the top, with an innovative and intricate mid section to bring ...

    List: $395.00 $269.00 View
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    Contemporary Staunton, Rosewood Triple Weight, Felted Chess Pieces (XX2009)

    The lines of this grade one Rosewood triple weight chess set design is a outstanding feature Henry Moore would have been proud of. Chess sets such as this are works of art and will appreciate over time. The King is well sized at over 4 inches. The Queen has a sister for when ...

    List: $400.00 $295.00 View
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    The Artist – Limited Edition Triple Weighted Chess Set – 20 Made (X2091)

    A Limited Edition of 20 - artistic chess set. A real work of art, robust and made to last. Feels great in the hand, and looks great on the board. This is a real masterpiece of chess artisan activity. Laquered finish, beatifully presented. A wonderful gift for a special ...

    List: $469.00 $299.00 View
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    Alexander the Great – Ebony Chess Pieces (X2054)

    NEW! Another staunton work of art in pure grade one ebony, with a Knight that is outstanding, graceful, elegant and delightfully different. This set was designed for the chess Olympiad in Turin and instead of the knight, a bull (which is the symbol of Turin) was used. But ...

    List: $700.00 $595.00 View
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    Alexander the Great in Bud Rosewood Chess Pieces (X3054)

    Another staunton work of art in pure grade one Bud Rosewood, with a Knight that is outstanding, graceful, elegant and delightfully different. This set was designed for the chess olympiad in Turin. Triple weighted, double queens, felted bases - a wonderful set and a bold ...

    List: $795.00 $595.00 View