We dispatch all orders (within Great Britain) using an overnight courier service*. However due to the seasonal volumes we are unable to guarantee a next day delivery service.
Standard Delivery Details – £5.99 for all orders under £90*
We aim to deliver all orders in 5-7 working days. To enable us to achieve this we will require all engraving information within 48 hours after the order date. We hold huge stocks, but on occasion some items will be out of stock which may delay delivery. If this is the case you will be notified immediately. Please note during busy periods some basic self-assembly may be required.
Express Delivery Details
We aim to deliver all express delivery orders in 3 to 5 working days. To enable us to achieve this we require all engraving details within 12 hours of the order being completed online. We hold huge stocks, but on occasion, some items will be out of stock which may delay delivery. If this is the case you will be notified immediately. Please note during busy periods some basic self-assembly may be required.
European Delivery Details
If you are having your trophies delivered on our European delivery service please note that the price quoted is based on your order fitting into 1 x 10kg box. If your trophies need us to use additional boxes or a pallet we will contact you to discuss delivery methods.
Delivery times vary depending on the country you are in but we aim for you to receive your order within 15 working days. If your order is more urgent than this then please email us as we can discuss using an express delivery service.
Please note that all Duties & Charges are payable to the recipient of the awards. These charges will not be paid by Aford Awards.
How will your Trophies be Delivered?
We will use Fedex or DPD to deliver your awards to you. Both these carriers have online tracking systems which allow us to track your parcel every step of the way. Both will require someone to be in at the delivery address and will require a signature to confirm receipt. All deliveries are made between Monday and Friday between 8am – 5pm. You will be left a card by the carrier company if you are not in to take the delivery. This card will give you details on how you can re arrange the delivery or where you can collect the parcel from.
Morning and Saturday deliveries are available on special request but will be liable to a surcharge. To arrange a morning delivery or Saturday delivery please call 01622 738711 or email [email protected] before placing your order.
All the delivery information above is only applicable on orders placed through our website, orders placed outside of the website may incur different delivery charges.
*Some postcode areas will incur a delivery surcharge due to their location. Overnight service is not available in some areas. We will contact you if either of these details affect your order.
FREE engraving on all our Trophies, Cups, Glass & Crystal
We offer FREE engraving/personalisation on all our Trophies, Cups, Glass & Crystal. All our prices include up to 50 characters free on all trophies and include free LOGO engraving and text on all our glass and crystal plaques and Tableware. Free LOGO engraving and text is also available on all our Nickel and Silver plated cup ranges.
Please note that depending on how busy we are at certain points of the year we may decide not to engrave your text and instead will print your engraving onto the plate. Reference to the below image, the top two plates are machine engraved, whereas the bottom two are sublimate printed. **If you wish to have your plate either physically engraved or printed then please specify this on the order notes at the checkout.**
Remember all trophies come with a free generic centre to match the sport the trophy is for. If you would like your trophies to come with your own club badge please visit our bespoke centres page.
How we engrave your awards:
All trophies will come with an engraved or sublimated metal plate
Silver and Nickel plated cups can come with your own logo and wording engraved onto the body of the cup
All Tableware, glass and crystal plaques can come with your own logo and wording engraved into the glass.
Artwork requirements for glass and cup engraving
Please note that if you require a logo on any glass or crystal award we require your logo sent to us in a high resolution BLACK & WHITE jpeg via email. We cannot engrave coloured logo's onto glass or grey scaled images, they must be pure black and white. If you do not have artwork in this 'ready to go' format then we can re draw the artwork but there will be an additional charge.
For all glass engraving we will provide one proof of artwork FREE of charge. Any additional proof's will be charged at an additional £5.99 including VAT.
Please note that if you are ordering over 50 of one type of trophy and require individual names on each there is an additional surcharge of 50p per trophy.
We check our prices every day so we are confident we have the lowest prices anywhere in the Awards market. If however you do find one of our awards available for cheaper elsewhere please let us know by calling our office on 01622 738711 or by emailing us, telling us the product code and where you have seen it cheaper. We will then not only match the price, but we'll beat it by 5%.
Our Quantity Discounts Explained
We like to offer discounts in proportion to the quantity of products you buy and this is resembled in our quantity discounts. On the majority of our products if you order;
1 to 4 items you will be receiving approximately 5 to 10% discount from RRP.
5 or more products you will be receiving 15 to 25% discount from RRP
20 or more products you will be receiving between 25% to 40% discount from RRP.
50 or more products you will be receiving over 40% discount from RRP.
PLEASE NOTE If you are ordering more than 20 items which are not all the same product or your order is likely to be over £500 then please call us on 01622 738711 or email us and we can give you a special quote.
Remember all our prices include personalisation and FREE delivery if you spend over £90.
*Price match and Price beat guarantee only available for matching products with identical additions. Proof of a lower price will be required and the lower price needs to have been found within 7 days of the price match request.
Are you in need of a chess trophy for your chess tournament? Then look no further, at Aford Awards we offer a range of chess trophies in different styles from bronze & gold cups to wooden plaques and glass shields – you can find the most suitable to make your special evening truly memorable.
We have been supplying chess trophies to schools, clubs and tournament organisers for over 30 years, during this time we’ve been able to build a reputation as one of the leading trophy suppliers and engravers in the UK. We go the extra mile to offer an unrivalled level of customer service and excellent quality products. Furthermore, we constantly monitor market prices and the cost of our products to ensure you’re getting the best value for your money.
What is chess? Chess is a two-player strategy board game with 64 squares arranged in an 8x8 grid. The globally played game involving 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops and eight pawns, has the main aim to checkmate the opponent's king by placing it under a threat which it cannot escape.
Chess for Different Occasions
We offer a range of trophies for all different types of achievements and occasions. From bronze & gold cups, mahogany plaques to silver trophy cups. So whether you’re looking for a winners award or a runners-up award we have an array of awards which can be personalised to your event.
As well as our standard trophies we also offer a fantastic selection of cups, medals and crystal trophies. Each of our trophies will add that touch of class and sophistication to your awards ceremonies and presentations.
The Best Chess Trophies at the Best Possible Prices
We understand that awards evenings can be expensive in themselves without the added cost of trophies and medals, that’s why at Aford Award we aim to offer quality awards at affordable prices. Each of our trophies is made from the highest quality materials ensuring your trophy continues to look great years after your achievement. Our chess trophies feature a chess-themed centre, but you can also benefit from including your own personalised club badge or tournament logo as an additional option if required.
What’s more, we offer a price promise scheme which means if you see an identical trophy elsewhere on the online market at a cheaper price, we’re able to price match and reduce the cost by 5%. To find out more about how we guarantee our customers the cheapest trophies anywhere online, please read our price promise page.
Free Trophy Engraving
Our chess trophies include the option to add your own text and logo for FREE. Our free trophy engraving service applies to the majority of our products on our online store – if it can be engraved & its worth engraving, we can engrave it! What’s even better, if you have a personal belonging that needs engraving, such as a watch, item of jewellery, or piece of tableware, for example, our cutting-edge engraving facilities used for our premium engraving service is able to engrave just about anything!
Call us Today to Find out More!
If you would like to get in touch with any of our products or services, please do not hesitate to email us or give us a call on 01622 738711.