Irish Chess Sets


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A beautifully crafted Irish chess set is a unique way to enjoy the game of chess and connect with your Irish heritage. A Celtic chess set incorporating traditional designs and motifs, inspired by the rich history and symbolism of the Emerald Isle, will make a stand-out gift for any chess enthusiast. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Irish Chess Set

What is an Irish chess set?

An Irish chess set is a chess set with an Irish or Celtic theme. The pieces are usually made of  stone, and they may be sculpted in a Celtic style. The Irish chess set may also intricate other Celtic elements, such as knotwork or Celtic knot patterns.

What is Celtic chess?

Celtic chess, also called Fidchell, was a Celtic chess set that is believed to date back to the 12th century. The game originated in Ireland and the name 'Fidchell' actually originated from the Irish word for a 'wooden board'. The game was played on a square board with two players, each of whom has seven pieces. The goal of the game was to capture all of the opponent's pieces. 

Why choosing a Celtic chess set?

A Celtic chess set is the perfect way to add a touch of elegance and class to your game, and connect with your Irish heritage. Celtic chess sets are made with high-quality materials and will make a great gift for any chess lover who appreciates fine craftsmanship.