decorative chess pieces in shiloutte form
01278 426100


If you're searching for a friendly company with a genuine attitude to your custom, you'll be happy here. You've come to England's home of chess sets, chess clocks, over 15 chess computers, over 200 conveniently categorised handmade staunton chess designs, chess boards (solid wood, NOT veneer), decorative chess sets and chess pieces that are made in England, magnetic/travel sets, electronic chess and over 20 types of chess clock. We care greatly about about your selection, your approval and your enduring goodwill. Our reputation of highly ethical established purveyors of chess has been hard-earned by providing consistent quality and design innovation to our chess customers. Buy with confidence - with a clear return policy that protects your choice. If you need a little guidance, call us or see this helpful chess set purchase guide. Relax. Stay a while with us, we want to help you.

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01278 426100
07540 110950

Luxury Sets

From £100

Mid Price Sets

From £50

Economy Sets

From £19


21 in Collection

DGT E-Boards

35 in Collection


17 in Collection


12 in Collection


16 in Collection

Unusual Sets

27 in Collection

Coloured Theme Sets

23 in Collection

Plain Theme Sets

52 in Collection

Travel & Magnetic Sets

30 in Collection

Software & DVDs

38 in Collection


200+ in Collection


19 in Collection

Jewellery Boxes & Cases

13 in Collection

Wooden Puzzles

7 in Collection


7 in Collection


4 in Collection

Some Customer Reviews

Hello, I recently ordered the Bud Rosewood Staunton luxury set with the matching board. The set arrived within 5 business days and is just beautiful. The individual differences on the knights make for a unique set and the rich wood makes a beautiful centrepiece in my living room. It will be a treasured possession for many years to come – if only my chess skills matched the beauty of this set!

"" J.L in Den Haag, Netherlands

Baron just to let you know the Battle of Waterloo chess set has arrived safe and sound and the 2" square rosewood board (B2009) that was recommended on your website is absolutely brilliant. I have purchased these for my Father as a present and I know he will be absolutely thrilled with them. Your email communications, dispatch information and postal tracking numbers are second to none, a very efficient and pleasurable Internet purchase, I would recommend your company to anyone, thanks again.

"" M.S, North Wales

Hi Chess Baron, I recently ordered a set and board for my dad's Christmas present as he is an keen chess player. I can't say I am too surprised by the superb quality of both the pieces and the board as your website has excellent photographs and discriptions, but the overall level in the quality of transaction was a surprise! From the ease and assurance of the online transaction, to the swift confirmation emails complete with tracking numbers through to the speed of delivery - from order to delivery of 2 days (at this Christmas time of year as well!) - I have been very impressed. I do a fair bit of internet shopping and this purchase has been easily one of the best. Excellent products, excellent service and a very happy customer. Thanks.

"" Mr T.B, Hove

Hi, Just wanted to let you know that the Battle of Culloden arrived safely today - and it is FABULOUS! I am so impressed with your service (it is outstanding) and the order-to receipt-of goods time is the best I've ever experienced. Thank you so much! I know my son is going to love his birthday present and I shall be delighted to recommend you to all my friends and family.

"" Ms A.E, Harrogate

Hi. Would just say im overly pleased with chessbaron. Great communication, shipping time, service, packaging and brilliant goods!

"" Mr A.H, Norway

I have just unpacked my order - I wasn’t expecting such a large box! - and feel obliged to tell you how pleased I am with it. It has exceeded my expectations. The leather case with all the compartments is superb. I would also like to thank the sales team for their help on a query I had with the order. It is a pleasure doing business with you. Kind regards...

"" Mr J.P in Tonbridge, Kent

I am usually reluctant to join bandwagons, but I will happily make an exception for Chessbaron and join the chorus of voices singing the praises of this fantastic company. The quality of the set I purchased some years ago was excellent and I really ought to have given some positive feedback at that time, especially when one of the pieces with a tiny flaw was immediately replaced without question. However, I can now remedy that failing because you have once again provided me with superb service. I am extremely grateful that you found a replacement king for another set that has a lot of sentimental value to me. I know how difficult it is to match a piece in that way - I had spent a lot of time scouring the internet in vain. Needless to say, I will happily recommend Chessbaron to my friends and am happy if you share that recommendation with a wider audience.

"" Best Wishes, J.F, Sheffield

I am writing to express my thanks for the King Cross Staunton Chess Set that arrived today. My compliments:- this is truly a beautiful work of art, and also my compliments on the standard of the packaging - well done indeed! I'm looking forward to many years of playing (oops-learning! We never stop learning this game do we!) with this wonderful chess set.

"" Ms A.L, Cardiff

Thanks for a really excellent service. The set is beautiful and arrived very quickly. Thank you.

"" Dr H.F, Fleet, Hampshire

Thank you very much for your quick response. We look forward to receiving the board cover. We have been really impressed with the level of service that you have provided and the quality of your products. We have now got a super product from you - the Canterbury pieces and rosewood board. It looks so fantastic. It was an engagement present from me to my fiance as he has always wanted a set of chess pieces and we met in Canterbury! We are both delighted. It is certainly something to treasure as well as enjoy looking at and using. Thank you again.

"" Ms S.C, Purley, Surrey