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Chess Cases

Royal Blue Fabric Chess Piece Bag

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Green Fabric Chess Piece Bag

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Burgundy Fabric Chess Piece Bag

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Chess Cases

Chess cases are important for the preservation, transportation, and storage of chess pieces, ensuring their protection against damage and loss. Our webstore presents an exceptional assortment of chess cases, meticulously crafted from premium materials to guarantee the highest level of protection and style for your chess set. Each case is designed with both functionality and aesthetic appeal in mind, catering to a diverse range of tastes and requirements.


Black leatherette Chess piece case [RCK020] - £59.99

History of Chess Cases

Chess cases have been pivotal in the game's history, tracing back to when chess sets became a widespread pastime in the 19th century. Initially, these cases were simple boxes or bags, primarily functional with minimal aesthetic consideration. However, as chess evolved into a symbol of intellect and status, the demand for more sophisticated and durable cases grew. This led to the development of cases that not only protected the pieces but also reflected the owner's prestige. The introduction of luxury materials and intricate designs marked a new era for chess cases, transforming them into collector's items.

Craftsmanship and Materials

The craftsmanship in our chess cases is unparalleled, combining traditional techniques with modern precision to achieve a flawless finish and a perfect fit for each chess piece. For those who value durability coupled with natural beauty, our mahogany, solid wood, and root wood burl options are ideal, ageing gracefully to acquire a distinct patina over time. Our range includes polished solid wood cases with hinged lids, reflecting the timeless elegance of chess traditions. Additionally, we offer luxury cases in materials like sheesham, birch wood, and exquisite black leatherette, which not only protect your chess pieces but also serve as a statement of sophistication.

The Luxury Touch

Luxury chess cases, such as our deluxe models equipped with keys for security and designed in larger sizes, are crafted from the finest materials to offer both protection and prestige. These cases often feature detailed compartments for individual pieces, lined with velvet to prevent scratches, and secure locks for safety. Our Italian design case and board combination exemplifies this category, offering a seamless blend of functionality and finesse, perfect for both display and play.

Functionality Meets Style

For players who prioritize functionality without compromising on style, our wooden cases with sliding lids offer a sleek and efficient solution. Similarly, our chess piece cabinets with sliding lids combine elegance with practicality, making them suitable for both storage and display. These options, crafted from selected solid woods, are designed to accommodate a variety of chess sets, ensuring their longevity and maintaining their aesthetic appeal.

Versatility for Every Chess Enthusiast

Understanding the diverse needs of chess enthusiasts, our collection includes dark wood storage cases available in both standard and large sizes, catering to different set dimensions and personal preferences. For those seeking a sophisticated yet practical option, our black leatherette cases are durable, stylish, and easy to maintain, embodying a modern approach to chess piece storage.

Convenience for the Casual Player

Acknowledging the casual player's need for convenience and mobility, we also offer drawstring fabric bags in an array of colours such as green, royal blue, red, and burgundy. These bags are designed for easy transportation and storage, providing a simple yet effective solution for keeping chess pieces together and protected on the move.

Each chess case in our collection is carefully selected to ensure it meets our high standards of quality, design, and functionality. From the opulence of mahogany to the practical elegance of leatherette, our range of chess cases caters to every chess player's needs, offering the perfect blend of protection, style, and sophistication. Explore our selection to find the chess case that not only meets your storage needs but also complements your personal style and the beauty of your chess set.


Royal Blue Fabric Chess Piece Bag

FAQ: Chess Cases

What materials are used in your chess cases?

Our chess cases are crafted from a variety of high-quality materials including mahogany, maple/acer, root wood burl, solid wood, sheesham, birch wood, and luxury leatherette. Each material is chosen for its durability, aesthetic appeal, and the protection it offers to chess pieces.

How do I choose the right size case for my chess set?

To select the correct size, measure your largest chess piece, typically the king, both in height and base diameter. Ensure the case you choose has compartments or space that can comfortably accommodate the size of your pieces. Our range includes standard and large sizes to cater to different sets.

What sets apart a luxury chess case from a standard one?

Luxury chess cases, such as our deluxe models with keys or Italian design case and board combinations, are characterized by their superior materials, intricate designs, plush interiors, and additional features like individual compartments and secure locks. Standard cases or bags focus more on basic protection and functionality.

Can I store chess pieces of any material in your chess cases?

Absolutely. Our chess cases are suitable for storing chess pieces made from any material, including wood, metal, plastic, and glass. The interiors are designed to prevent damage and scratches, ensuring the safety of pieces regardless of their composition.

Do you offer personalized or custom chess cases?

Currently, our webstore offers a wide range of chess cases in various designs and materials. While we do not offer personalized or custom cases at this moment, we carefully select our cases to cater to a broad array of preferences and needs.

How should I care for my chess case?

Care for your chess case depends on its material. Wooden and leatherette cases can be dusted with a soft cloth and occasionally treated with specific cleaning agents suitable for the material. Avoid exposing your case to direct sunlight or moisture to preserve its quality and appearance.

Are chess cases only for storage, or can they be used for transport as well?

Our chess cases are designed for both storage and transport. While luxury cases provide elegant storage and display options, our fabric bags and some models of hard cases are perfect for safely transporting your chess set to clubs, tournaments, or anywhere else you wish to play.

How long will my chess case last?

With proper care, our chess cases are designed to last for generations. The durability depends on the material and how the case is used, but we select materials and designs known for their longevity and resilience.