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TERMS OF USE FOR:  The Chess Empire

If you continue to browse and use this www.thechessempire.com web site, you are agreeing to comply with the following terms of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern The Chess Empire relationship with you in relation to this web site.

The Chess Empire makes every effort to keep the web site up and running smoothly. However, The Chess Empire takes no responsibility for the web site being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


The use of this web site is subject to the following terms of use:



Electronic Communications

Every time you send The Chess Empire an e-mail, or login to our website at: www.thechessempire.com, you are communicating with us in an electronic format. This gives THE CHESS EMPIRE the express permission to communicate back to you in the same electronic format, either by e-mail or through text, images, and video presented on our website. With this, we both mutually agree that any contracts, agreements, disclosures or notices, or any other communication that is provided to you by The Chess Empire satisfy all legal notification requirements.



All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, photos, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, are protect. No portion of the information on this website may be copied in any form, or by any means without prior written permissions from THE CHESS EMPIRE.  


The Chess Empire Company, logo, graphics, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks and registered trademarks of The Chess Empire property.


Personal Access and Use License

The Chess Empire grants you a personal limited license to access and use this site. Such grant does not include, without limitation:

  • any resale or commercial use of the Site or content therein or download or modify any portion of the Site, except through page storing;
  • the collection and use of any product listings, pricing or descriptions;
  • making derivative uses of the Site and its contents; or
  • any copying or downloading of information for benefit of a third party;

Any unauthorized use will immediately terminate your account/license to use this web-site. You may not use any THE CHESS EMPIRE text, graphics, photos, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, or data compilations without the express written permission of The Chess Empire.



If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. The Chess Empire only sells chess sets equipment to worldwide customers, who own and can purchase directly with a credit card, PayPal, Bank wire or other available secure money transfer easily. If you are not legally authorized to purchase, THE CHESS EMPIRE and its affiliates will refuse you service, terminate all of your accounts, remove or edit your content, and cancel your orders.



To fully understand the conditions and business practices of The Chess Empire, and your guidelines to conduct business with us, please review our Privacy Policy.


Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content

Customers and visitors are encouraged to submit suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." Do not use a false e-mail address, impersonate a third party person or entity, or otherwise mislead THE CHESS EMPIRE as to the origin of a communication.


Copyright Complaints

The Chess Empire is the oldest running chess manufacturing company on earth .We have introduced numbers of designs to the chess industry and there are a lot coming and will continue in same way. Many of Our valuable chess set pieces designs are under copyright act where we do not accept that any other online chess store is selling similar copied design which is produced by The Chess Empire. We may take strongest action for avoiding the copyright act. On the same way we also respect the intellectual property of others, In case if you feel that your work has been copied under the constitutes copyrights, you can let us know at info@thechessempire.com.    

Risk of Loss

All items purchased from The Chess Empire are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon delivery to the carrier.


Product Descriptions

The Chess Empire and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible when posting content, but cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions, or any resulting claims that arise from such errors and or omissions. Information obtained on this web-site is offered on an as-is basis, with no inherent warranties implied.


 Product  Pricing


Except where noted otherwise, the prices displayed for The Chess Empire products represent the full suggested retail price listed on the product itself. Where an item is offered for sale by one of our merchants, independent sales representative or distribution agents, the price may be provided by that merchant. The Chess Empire reserves all the rights for decreasing and increasing the price of any product on the website. The Chess Empire also reserves all rights for sales, coupons and offers to increase or decrease the percentage offers.  

Please note that this policy applies only to The Chess Empire products and shipped by The Chess Empire or its affiliates. If a third-party site quotes prices different from The Chess Empire web-site, your only remedy is to contact the third-party site because our products are made out of highest quality material where we do not compromise on quality at all.

Note that customers registered for WHOLESALE at The Chess Empire must respect the minimum purchase requirements and shall agree to sell at or higher suggested retail price. Any violation could result in the suspension of your account.  


Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability 

The Chess Empire also offers the warranty of all the chess products where we allow you to check your received order and if any variation from the commitment by The Chess Empire quality product then we are fully responsible to replace you those particular pieces or the entire purchase under return policy. We allow you to 30 days return and any replacement of your purchase. If any of products is damaged by customer due to any reason will not cover any warranty or The Chess Empire will not be responsible for that damage or loss.   For our Rare prestige collection chess set pieces we offer the Lifetime Warranty to all our customers. 

Return order with no reason: If the customer wants to return the order for any reason (Within 30 Days) then the customer has to take the responsibility to return the product safely to us and pay the freight for return. We are using tropical and seasoned woods for chess boards and chess pieces manufacturing but all these woods can warp, crack, shrink or wobble so we request our customers to return the product and inform us asap. The product must reach us safely for easy refund process or exchange any damage may cause applicable charges depends of damage or used.

Chess Board: The Chess Empire is making all the chess boards in different woods and we are not making veneer chess boards. We are using different tropical woods like Sheesham, Rosewood, Padauk, Ebony, Purple heart and Canadian Maple. These all woods we dry for six months and then we use them in process. These woods are natural and we do not use any chemicals or any process to change their natural beauty of grains. The wood we are using to manufacture the luxury chess boards can also warp, shrink, crack and wobble. Especially the Ebony wood which cracks, shrink and warp very fast compare to all other woods and that is a sign of Genuine Ebony. The Chess Empire is using natural woods and we cannot control on the crack, shrink, wobble and warp as well no formula and no process has been discovered to stop cracking and shrinkage for the natural woods.

This Site and all information, content, materials, products, and services included on or otherwise made available to you through this Site are provided by The Chess Empire or its affiliates on an "as is" basis, unless otherwise specified in writing. 

The Chess Empire reserves all the rights to change any and all content contained on this Site at any time without notice.


Compliance with Applicable Laws

Visiting or using The Chess Empire is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws. All information available on THE CHESS EMPIRE is subject to the laws of the Indian Judiciary.



By visiting THE CHESS EMPIRE, you agree that the laws of the State of Punjab, INDIA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and The Chess Empire or its affiliates.



Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to THE CHESS EMPIRE or to products you purchase through www.thechessempire.com  shall be submitted to confidential. We assure that the any kind of dispute can be solved easily and amicably. Damaging or violating THE CHESS EMPIRE intellectual property rights, reputation, false information on internet, THE CHESS EMPIRE may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court. and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

Refund Policy

Contact customer service at info@thechessempire.com or 0091 98146 53701 to receive a Return number from us with detailed instructions on processing your return of merchandise. Return number is must be included in the returned package for faster processing and if the return is made without our knowledge or return number will not be accepted.

The returns for refunds are only accepted within 30 days of product receiving date, and the items must be unused/unmodified, in original condition and packaging. Make sure you have not used the product and all parts and accessories are repackaged in the original box. If the item has been altered in any way that has affected the quality or damage, it will not qualify for refund. Refunds are issued in the original form of payment. Shipping fee is not refundable. All refunds are issued within 3-4 business days after receiving the item exactly same as dispatched. Once issued, you will receive your funds back into your account within 2-3 business days - depending on your bank's operation system. The Chess Empire will issue refunds only to customers who have purchased through www.thechessempire.com web store. The Chess Empire could hold restocking fee if there are missing parts or accessories. 



Shipping address is:

The Chess Empire,
501,Maqbool Road,

Near Punjab National Bank,



0091 98146 53701


Shipping Policy

All orders are processed and shipped within 1-2 business days. Once processed and shipped, you will be notified with a tracking number. You may track your package using the information provided. 

Adult signature is required upon delivery. 

The Chess Empire is using the FedEx , DHL, UPS and Indian Postage service for the fastest delivery according to the best service. The Chess Empire is not responsible for delay in delivery due to custom clearance or any other issue with the delivery service provider. We are not responsible for the delivery updates they make on their end. Expect delivery delays due to holidays and weather conditions. The estimated time for standard First Class shipment is 5-7 business days. All orders are shipped from our factory from Indian. Therefore, it will take longer time in transit, custom clearance for purchases that will get delivered. 

In the event of lost packages, please contact the delivery company with your tracking number. It could be possible that your package may be stuck at custom clearance.

You may also contact our customer service at 0091 98146 53701 or info @thechessempire.com for any questions or assistance. 

Custom Clearance & Fees

All products prices on The Chess Empire Website include worldwide free shipping as well it includes all the Indian Customs, Freight Charges and packaging. The CUSTOMS CLEARENCE / VAT / IMPORT CHARGES are not included in our prices. The Buyer has to meet all the applicable documents, VAT and Import charges at the time of order entering to their countries. We are also not doing any under invoicing orders and it is against international online business.  Again we want to clear our prices on The Chess Empire website does not IMPORT CHARGES/VAT/CUSTOMS CLEARENCE which has to be paid by Buyers.

International Shipments

The Chess Empire ships Worldwide. All orders are shipped using various fast services for International Parcels. Delivery time varies from once country to another. You will not be charged for shipping fee. Note that you, the customer, are responsible for any duties, taxes, VAT or clearance charges at your country. The amounts will vary from one nation to another. The delivery time will vary as well. You may need to contact your customs office to clear the package. . 

Note: No orders are shipped during national holidays. You may still place the order online, but the orders are processed the following business day.


If any other questions we request you to ask us without hesitating. info@thechessempire.com.