World Chess Starter Chess Set

Product Code: WCE-001

  • $37.00 USD

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Product Details

The Official World Chess Starter Set 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 3.4" (86mm)
  • Folding board 17" with 2" (48mm) squares

Customer Reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Manuel La Rosa
Decent started set

Excellent set; it would be perfect if the pieces were weighted and better quality board

juan serrano cervantes

I am very Glad for the very fast delivery.
Really ok.

Stuart Luman
Great set & design!

I can't wait to sit down and play on this board with these pieces. I also use it with larger wooden pieces that fit just fine. Definitely recommend for someone who wants a relatively inexpensive set that is designed with style. I do wish the set came with extra queens. Buying them separately will cost $12, almost a third of the price of the entire set.


Love the quality and design of the pieces!

Brian White

I received the package but have not opened it yet. It's a gift which I will gift wrap and present in a little over a week. I'm pretty sure it will be well received.

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