With the world Championships just around the corner in New York, 2016 is promising to be an exciting year for chess with over a billion fans likely, and a fresh new chess set may be the perfect father’s day chess gift to sharpen the mind and make some great memories.

The Barcelona chess set pairs the wonderful, detailed Grand master chessmen with a clean, crisp chessboard, for a fantastic chess playing experience every time you sit down to play the game or work on your technique.

The chess set is named after the spectacular city of Barcelona, the largest metropolis on the European Mediterranean coastline. Barcelona was host to some 740 high ranked players in 2015 from 41 countries including over 100 titled and 25 Grandmasters.

Luxurious chessmen in full-size 4″ tournament style play wonderfully on the 21″ maple and mahogany chess board.

The pieces are hand carved by master artisans from high grade woods, then heavily weighted for a superb chess playing experience and beautifully finished complete with a luxurious billiard felt base. The robust design can withstand rigorous chess games with no delicate points to break or chip. These chessmen truly combine finesse and function – elegance amid frequent chess matches.

 

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From all appearances this first or second chess set has the wherewithal to solidify the love of chess in anyone that is a child at heart. What’s more, endearing itself to anyone making the leap from an entry level set of plastic or vinyl.

It’s perfect for the home and games between family members and friends. The hand made tournament Staunton pieces are large, weighted and easy to grasp with no sharp points to endanger lives or break off. The chess set is large and impressive, ready for frequent use. If pieces are ever lost, Chess House can help you easily source replacement – even years later.

Coordinates line the perimeter making it not just possible, but easy to replay historic games from books, chess game recording pads and notebooks, computer software, Internet chess play–anywhere a games has been recorded in chess notation.

21inch Economical Wood Chess Set - $79

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