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We consulted a tournament expert on the best chess sets and what to look for — these are our 10 favorites

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It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options. Here are the best chess sets of 2021

Wooden chess sets

Glass chess sets

Plastic and travel chess sets

Chess sets for beginners

Accessories to add to the chess-playing experience An FAQ on chess Check out our other game guides and roundups Here are the best chess sets of 2021 Wooden chess sets Glass chess sets Plastic and travel chess sets Chess sets for beginners Accessories to add to the chess-playing experience An FAQ on chess Check out our other game guides and roundups If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Chess is a brain-stimulating game that takes practice, skill, and a good board to play on. We spoke to an expert at the US Chess Federation on what you should look for. Find more product recommendations at Insider Reviews . I grew up in a chess-playing household. My father put his woodworking skills to good use and built a chess table for us to play on, we purchased multiple collectors’ sets online, and we even equipped ourselves with a tournament-style chess timer.With the recent interest in chess stemming from the Netflix miniseries ” Queen’s Gambit ,” I was inspired to look back at the chess-playing days of my youth — at how I got […]

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