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Chess Sets

Welcome to NOVICA’s Chess Set Collection. From beginner to expert, there is a chess set in this collection for you. Hand carved from local materials by artisans from around the globe, these chess pieces and chess boards are each, in their own way, works of art.

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Chess Sets

Since its introduction from Northern India to Europe in the 15th Century, chess has become one of the world’s most-played board games. A game that has become universal in its appeal. The chess board and chess pieces have evolved to become artistic expressions of their creators. Carved from everything from wood and marble to ornate pieces made from soapstone, brass and leather the chess pieces in this collection are amazing examples of their maker’s art. The marble masterpieces of Central America’s Hector Medrano, Armando Ramirez of Mexico’s amazing chess set made from re-cycled auto parts are just two of the examples to be found in this amazing collection.

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