Reproduction Historic Chess Sets and Chess Pieces - The Historic Games Shop

Welcome to the Chess section of The Historic Games Shop. If you'd like to know more about the development of early chess sets, you can read more on our Early Historic Chess pages; or you might like to visit YouTube to watch our video on Chess sets of the tenth to seventeenth centuries.

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Based on William Caxton's 1483 The Game and Playe of the Chesse
Painted oak board with beechwood pieces
Quarter-sawn oak chess board
The earliest style of chess pieces, based on the medieval Indian army
An interesting chess set which has pieces characteristic of both earlier and later periods
Unusual set in which the different pieces are distinguished mostly by their height and degree of elaboration
Historic reproduction chess board
Historic reproduction chess board
Historic reproduction chess board
From the Ars oratoria, Ars epistolandi, Ars memorativa, published in Venice in 1482
The first, and simplest, of the Selenus style of chess sets