From their distinguished beauty to the brain building battles that are sure to ensue, Jaques of London proudly presents our spectacular collection of chess and backgammon sets. Having invented the Staunton Chess set in 1849, these historically significant games have continued to create new generations of checkmate children. Fortunately, the Jaques of London range of chess and backgammon sets, and boards come glistening in gridded glory, adding a touch of ancient elegance to your family’s board game collection.
Each set is lovingly handcrafted in the exquisite traditions of Jaques 225 years of game manufacturing heritage. With quick folding travel sets, pristine full boards and easy to store linen boards available, you will never be too far from chess and backgammon mastery. Our chess and backgammon sets also make for wonderful learning resources for a wide range of ages and can teach vital skills to provide children with a solid base for further education. From understanding rules to forward planning, this bestselling board game is sure to make kings and queens of all who sit down to play.