Travel Chess Sets
How to Pick the Best Travel Chess Set
There are many different types of chess sets out there, ranging from simple starter sets to elaborate boards designed for ultimate luxury and design. One of the most common types of boards are travel chess sets, which are meant to be taken with you and either played on-the-go or at least capable of being set up at a moment’s notice while you are traveling. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know when you are looking for travel chess pieces and boards that are perfect for your needs.
The notion of having something to entertain yourself during long and tedious commutes is nothing new. And travel chess sets came around long before trains did! Nowadays we have 21st-century problems, like how to keep ourselves occupied on a 2-hour flight if the Wifi is down for more than 5 minutes. But long before we invented faster means of travel, people were often on the road for a few days straight. That’s when the idea for portable chess came along.