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Chess Sets

One of the most recognized and embraced board games in the world is chess. With a rich history dating back ages, chess sets are associated with some of the most powerful people in the world. Royalty would play this game by candlelight and it still remains popular today. It is a game of strategy where the goal is to capture your opponents Queen. Once the King is in a position where any move would result in her being captured, technically called “checkmate”, the game is over. This is one of those board games that is often associated with bright people since so much foresight is required to master the game. However, chess is a very easy game to learn, even for a child. Players envision what move they will make in a number of turns prior to actually moving. The object is to force the other player to move when you want them to by threatening their pieces. Often games can continue for a considerable time between opponents who might not have time to complete the game in a single sitting, which is why timers are often used to add some additional pressure to force quick decisions. Wooden chess sets may be left out for a game to continue between two people for a while. Many people opt for wooden chess sets because of their durability. There is a very broad selection of sets of different sizes and price ranges that are suitable for every budget. Sets range from simpler bargain sets of non-exotic woods to luxury sets made with Rosewood or Ebony with exceptional craftsmanship in the sculpting of the pieces. Once you fall in love with a really great set like this, you will want your set to remain in great condition for years to come. Wooden chess sets also have this classic look since all the pieces may be ornately carved. Board games that withstand the test of time are rare, but chess continues to thrive in modern culture. Develop your skills and challenge opponents buy finding your ideal wooden chess sets at BoardGames4Us.
 
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Camelot Chess Pieces (Maple/Ivory)
Camelot Chess Pieces (Maple/Ivory)
Your Price: $71.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (Red/Ivory) with wooden boxes and 15 in board
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (Red/Ivory) with wooden boxes and 15 in board
Your Price: $129.95
Japanese Buddha Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
Japanese Buddha Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
Your Price: $71.95
German Medieval Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
German Medieval Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
Your Price: $89.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (3 inch Rosewood/Ivory)
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (3 inch Rosewood/Ivory)
Your Price: $80.95
German Medieval Chess Pieces (Maple/Ivory)
German Medieval Chess Pieces (Maple/Ivory)
Your Price: $89.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (3 inch Maple/Ivory)
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (3 inch Maple/Ivory)
Your Price: $80.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (2.5 inch Maple/Ivory)
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (2.5 inch Maple/Ivory)
Your Price: $71.95
Japanese Buddha Chess Pieces (Red/Ivory)
Japanese Buddha Chess Pieces (Red/Ivory)
Your Price: $71.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (Rosewood/Ivory)
Your Price: $99.95
Chetak Bud Rosewood 21" Chess set
Chetak Bud Rosewood 21" Chess set
Your Price: $499.95
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (2.5 inch Rosewood/Ivory)
Isle of Lewis Chess Pieces (2.5 inch Rosewood/Ivory)
Your Price: $71.95
 
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