Plastic chess sets are the most common and the most practical equipment for enjoying this strategy game at home or in a club. Plastic sets are affordably priced and long-lasting. They can be found in various attractive colors with small and beautifully designed chess pieces. These sets are easy to store and carry as the board rolls up conveniently. They are light weight and extremely portable.
If you want to buy plastic chess sets within the USA, Checkmate Supply has everything you're looking for. The vinyl board is easy to clean and the pieces come with paper felt bases. The boards are marked with algebraic notation for added understanding and for recording the moves. The pieces are stored in a plastic zip-lock bag.