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The Most Beautiful Chess Sets To Buy Now

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…Plus other luxury board games to invest your time into

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If Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit got you itching to try your hand at chess, do so in style. Whether you’ve decided this lockdown will be dedicated to honing your chess skills, or you’re looking for a faultless coffee table accessory, a stylish chess set or a vintage board game is the perfect little luxury to invest in. So whether you have the skill of Elizabeth Harmon or a quick game of chequers is more your speed, shop our edit and get in on the action.

Most Stylish Chess Sets & Traditional Board Games 2021

 

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Theo Fennell Silver & Gilt Game Bird Chess Set

Theo Fennell Silver & Gilt Game Bird Chess Set, £POA, theofennell.com

Inkerman Large Leather Backgammon Board

Inkerman London Large Leather Backgammon Board, £995, inkerman.co.uk

Alexandra Llewellyn Marilyn Monroe Backgammon Set

Alexandra Llewellyn Marilyn Monroe Backgammon Set, £15,000, alexandrallewellyn.com

Sicilian Rosewood and Briarwood Luxury Set

Sicilian Rosewood and Briarwood Luxury Set, £543.53, regencychess.co.uk

Playing Cards By Rose Uniacke

Playing Cards By Rose Uniacke, £108, roseuniacke.com

Linley Backgammon and Chess Games Compendium

Linley Backgammon and Chess Games Compendium, £POA, harrods.com

Asprinal of London Luxury Scrabble Set

Asprinal of London Luxury Scrabble Set, £796, aspinaloflondon.com

Manopoulos Leatherette Chess Set in Turquoise

Manopoulos Leatherette Chess Set in Turquoise, £200, conranshop.co.uk

Harry Potter Quidditch Chess Set

Harry Potter Quidditch Chess Set, £299, harrods.com

Noble Macmillan Lazy Days Large Travel Chess Set

Noble Macmillan Lazy Days Large Travel Chess Set, £250, noblemacmillan.com

Baccarat Jeux Marble Checkers Set

Baccarat Jeux Marble Checkers Set, £7,300, harrods.com

The House of Bruar Leather Chess Set

The House of Bruar Leather Chess Set, £345, houseofbruar.com

 

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