French Lardy Staunton Chess Set Acacia & Boxwood Pieces with Sunrise Walnut Chess Board - 3.75" King


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This chess set package includes our French Lardy Staunton Chess Set with acacia and boxwood pieces matched with a walnut and sycamore chess board. Handcrafted in India by highly skilled turners and carvers, our French Lardy Staunton is a replica of a chess set originally produced by the old Lardy Chess Company in France. This timeless design is one of the sets that conjure the image of what an old Staunton design looks like. It’s been one of the most popular sets for decades and a favorite with players at all levels. The golden-brown color of the acacia and light color boxwood are a perfect match with the walnut and sycamore board. This is a regulation size set with a 3.75” king and a 1.6” base. The pieces are nicely weighted for added stability and thick green baize pads provide a soft landing on the chess board. We include 2 extra queens for pawn promotion.

This beautiful chess board comes from Sunrise Chess and Games in Poland and is an excellent choice for matching with the acacia and boxwood pieces. This is a handcrafted inlaid chess board made from premium quality walnut and sycamore veneer. The craftsmanship of the inlay work is superb. The squares are 2" and the overall size of the board is 18.9" and .5" thick. The board is finished in a polyurethane matte finish to seal and protect the wood while enhancing the natural colors. There are corner felt pads on the bottom of the board to protect whatever surface it sets on. The old French Lardy Staunton is one of the most popular sets every designed and with this board is perfect for both match play and your casual game at home.

Chess Pieces:

  • Acacia Wood & Boxwood
  • King Height: 3.75"
  • King Base: 1.5"
  • King Weight: 2.5 oz.
  • Chess Set Weight: 44 oz.
  • 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
  • Green Billiard Cloth Pads

Chess Board:

  • Material: Walnut & Sycamore Veneers over Wood Composite
  • Finish: Satin Polyurethane (soft sheen)
  • Square Size: 2"
  • Dimensions: 18.9" x 18.9" x .5"