World Chess Official Chess Set Academy Edition

Product Code: WCE-002

  • $49.00 USD
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Product Details

The Official World Chess Academy set is the same iconic World Chess Championship set, now produced in high-quality plastic and bundled with a foldable board and a bespoke storage box.

It’s the first-ever chess set produced in plastic in exactly the same design as the famous official World Chess Championship set. This Plastic version was developed for those who want to take the set to a club or a cafe without the worry of loss that might accompany the wooden design.

Since 2013, the sets in this design have been exclusively used in the World Chess Championship matches top events. The set has been designed by Daniel Weil of Pentagram. It has received much praise setting a new standard in chess design.  

The pieces are made from a high-quality plastic. Colors are chosen by Weil for optimal performance: black has a slight brown tone and white has a slight gray tone. King height is great for at home, club and tournament style play.

The set comes with a high-quality cardboard chessboard, square size is 50mm in a bespoke storage box with a magnetic latch. The set has everything you need to start playing chess right away.

  • King height 86mm (3.4")
  • 2 extra queens
  • Folding board squares 48mm (2")



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Edmund M Shebert
Gonna play with my Grandson

Was looking for a set like I had years ago. The only thing I liked better was that my old set had each piece fitted into its own individual space. You knew that each piece was accounted for.

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Mike Bell
Nice chess set

The board isnt my favorite but the pieces are geat! Nice set for the price.




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