We have hundreds of beautiful wood chess sets matched with a wood chess board or wood chess case, elegant metal chess sets from Italy and Grece, plastic chess sets for schools and clubs, theme sets for the special interest, travel sets for on the go, and decroative bone sets for decorating your home. More »



Here you will find many chess piece designs and styles, including wood, plastic, marble, metal, and more. More »



From affordable vinyl rollup chess boards that are perfect for schools and tournaments to handcrafted solid wood chess boards that are nothing less than a fine piece of furniture. More »

Category Archives: Chess Books

Chess Explained: The Modern Benoni

Chess Explained is a new series of books about chess openings. They are not theoretical works in the traditional sense, but more a series of lessons from a chess expert with extensive

Improve Your Chess – By Learning From the Champions

In this book Lars Bo Hansen shows how chess understanding has evolved and explains how and why a study of great champions of the past and present will significantly improve your chess.

Play the Alekhine

The Alekhine is arguably the most forcing and aggressive reply to 1e4. Black immediately sets the pace and drags the game onto his own favoured territory. This strategy is not without risk,

FCO: Fundamental Chess Openings

The first moves on a chess game define the nature of the whole struggle, as both players stake their claim to the critical squares and atart to develop their plans. It is

Win with the Stonewall Dutch

The Stonewall Dutch is a traditional favourite amongst club players, as it offers Black ready-made attacking plans on the kingside. As Grandmaster Bent Larsen has noted, the Dutch also has the tendency

Grandmaster Secrets: Counterattack

Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of

Understanding Chess Endgames

One of the world’s foremost chess writers explains everything you need to know about chess endgames. Assuming no specialized endgame knowledge, John Nunn presents 100 key endgame concepts, and shows how they

Imagination in Chess

Any chess player can become better by harnessing the power of imagination. This fresh approach to problem-solving helps players make fewer mistakes and encourages independent and original thought. Even though much has

Chess: The Art of Logical Thinking

Grand master and prolific chess author Neil McDonald explains every single move made in 30 striking tactical or strategical games played over the last quarter century. Each of these games has been

Winning The Won Game

All players who aspire to chess mastery need to learn the techniques for winning a won game: that means they must better recognize the positional advantages they already have and know how

John Nunn’s Chess Puzzle Book – New Enlarged Edition

Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In

Chess Explained: The Main-Line Slav

Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as

Chess Choice Challenge 3

Three’s a charm: chess players have demanded, and now they have, a third Chess Choice Challenge. Once again, they can enjoy a bundle of tricky and varied chess positions and test their

The Benko Gambit Revealed

The Benko Gambit, named after the Hungarian player Pal Benko, who pioneered it, has long been a favorite opening of dynamic tournament chess players. This entertaining guide is part of a series

Black is Still OK!

When Black Is OK!, Andras Adorjan’s first book, was originally published in 1988, it became an immediate bestseller and a cult classic. In this follow-up, his message remains just as emphatic: too

Find The Winning Move

With this fun and educational collection, chess mavens of all levels from novices upward scan develop their recognition of tactical combination’s and improve their game. In more than 400 puzzles, an international

The Controversial Samisch King’s Indian

For players easier to develop their understanding of a fascinating opening, grand master Chris Ward presents an innovative and enlightening study of the popular Samisch King’s Indian strategy. Ward analyzes the Samisch’s

Judit Polgar: The Princess of Chess

An in-depth look at a very special chess player. Everyone in chess acknowledges the uniqueness of Judit Polgar, a woman who has competed on equal terms with the world’s best men, even

Chess Explained: The Grunfeld

Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as

English Attack

Two American grand masters provide a practical survey of the English Attack, one of today’s hottest opening variations. In response to Black’s Najdorf Sicilian, White plays 6 f3, which both supports the