16" Economical Wooden Starter Chess Set with Drawstring Bag

SKU: C518
Sale price$99.00 USD Regular price$108.90 USD
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About The 16" Economical Wooden Starter Chess Set with Drawstring Bag

Need a small but sturdy, economical wooden chess set for play or study? It's a smaller version of our club size economy chess sets.

Great for personal study in a small space or play at home with the kids. When you don't want to spend much on a fine set and need a set that's sturdy and economical, this is the one. 

Plus, the durable, fabric Chess House storage bag adds a nice touch, keeping the entire set complete.  Ever need a piece replacement? Just as Chess House.

Chess notation coordinates along all four sides help beginning players who are replaying or recording games. Weighted and felted wood chess pieces play very smoothly on the board.

Both the pieces and board are made in Poland.


  • Board size: 15 3/4"
  • Square size: 1 5/8"
  • King size: 3"
  • Base size: 1 3/16"
  • King weight: 0.5 oz
  • Green felt bases
  • Weight of all pieces: 18.1 oz.
  • Entire product weight: 5lb

Product Specs

Board Size
Square Size
King Height
King Base

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Brock Dahlin
Beautiful chess set for very reasonable price

Purchased chess set for wife who is still learning and she was very pleased with the quality and finish. I have played for years and some tournaments, and find this set a very good value. Also purchased for her the beginners booklet which was also excellent, easy to follow and well written.

Bryan Rogers
A little disappointed

First the good:

The board is quite nice. Service was very good and the Shipping was very fast.

Now for the pieces:

I should have read the specs closer and compared the weight to similar sized pieces in other sets. These pieces don’t feel as if they have any added weight. To be honest they felt like plastic and are not very stable on the board. And finally one the white pawns arrived broken which understand can happen anytime.

I realize this is an economical set but I expected a little more quality for the money.

Alex Rodriguez-Reyes
Great Board

This set is excellent. Board feels heavy and pieces are nicely made.

Ruthann Friedland
Beginer's chess set

The chess set came quickly in the mail and was packaged securely. I clicked onto the manual to be included with it, but it never came.
Any beginner needs the starter book to accompany it. Otherwise, what use is it ?

Excellent value

Good quality board and appropriate size pieces. Very good starter set. Excellent value.