Top Chess Sets Under £55

There are a lot of different chess sets available on the market today. Depending on your taste, preferences and budget, you can get any set from high-end luxury ones made with hand-carved pieces and wooden boards to classical Staunton sets for practice. If you’re looking for a cheap chess set to work on your skills or gift to a beginner friend then you’re in the right place. 

Here are included all Top chess sets under 55 GBP ↓

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At Kaoori, low prices are not at the cost of quality. You can get relatively cheap chess sets which are durable, have sleek design and will make a great addition to your collection. Whether you’re looking for a cheap chess board or an affordable chess set, then these tips will help you make a good purchase all the while paying under 50gbp.

Tip #1: Stick to classical sets

Most of the best cheap chess sets you’ll find on sale are made in classic designs such as Staunton sets. The classical Staunton chess design is the most popular and tends to sell the best, even at a lower price. If you want to get a good deal on your chess set, you will have to steer clear from luxury, fancy themed chess sets, or anything that is hard-carved and instead look for a traditional, basic set.

Tip #2: Shop around

If you want to find the best chess sets on sale for under 50gbp, you’ll need to do some shopping around. Some shops may offer the same set at different prices, so you never know when you’ll find one that is cheaper at a different chess shop until you look. The best way to start your search for cheap chess sets is at Kaoori. 

Tip #3: Check out chess speciality shops

It’s more likely that you’ll find cheap chess set at specialty stores, so start your search in such shops, where you can find the widest range of chess set, board, and piece options anywhere. This includes the widest range of sales! Some shops may have “budget” sections built into their site or they may regularly put sets on sale when they want to make more room in their inventory. Keep a lookout at Kaoori for regular sales.

Tip #4: Consider purchasing a mini set

To buy a cheap chess set, you’ll need to make some compromises. If you’d like your set to have a bit more flair and weight than a basic set with plastic pieces, you may consider purchasing a mini chess set, which has a smaller board and pieces than a standard set. Mini chess sets can feature more ornate pieces or even wooden pieces but still be sold for a lower price due to the differences in material. If you don’t mind playing a smaller set, this is a great option when you want to spend less than 50gbp but you still want something on the nicer side. Remember, whether you plan to buy the chess set for yourself or for someone else, make sure to compare prices before you make your purchase. You never know who will have the best sale!