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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    The Sebastian in Heavy Steel and Copper Chess Set (X2029)

    You may have noticed that we dont offer many metal sets. This is because we have scoured the world in an attempt to stand out with a range that is not just large, but also unique and the best available. This copper and steel set, very heavy and yet remarkably detailed is a ...

    List: $300.00 $195.00 View
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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 Ashia in Ebony Triple Weight Chess Pieces (X2042)

    Ebony version of The Ashia. Staunton with a poise that is nothing short of dramatic. The traditional ebony is challenged by the knight's position with a result that works. How can you accept a standard staunton after seeing this one? Triple weighted, leather bottoms and ...

    List: $500.00 $395.00 View
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    Baggio Staunton in Bud Rosewood Chess Pieces (X2053)

    NEW! Staunton as a work of art! A mane for the knight that gives life to the piece and it's entourage. Whilst the knight takes the limelight, the other pieces are also magnificent. The King even has a set of different crosses that can be changed as desired. Carved with skill ...

    List: $700.00 $495.00 View
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    Limited Edition – The Museum Piazza 6 inch Bone Chess Pieces (X2072)

    NEW and Limited Edition! A superb bone design created with love, dedication and with incredible artistry. The pieces are heavy with the intrinsic weight of the top grade material used. The design is imposing and majestic with a strongly contemporary feel. The board should ...

    List: $895.00 $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. Comes in a included in the price with each piece having it's own home within. ...

    List: $795.00 $595.00 View