This beautiful handcrafted chess set includes our French Lardy Staunton with ebonized and natural boxwood pieces matched with our Classic Walnut and Maple Chess Board. Our French Lardy Staunton is based on the original chess set made by the Lardy Chess Company in France from many years ago. There's nothing fancy about this chess set but it has a masculine handsomeness and a traditional Staunton look that serious chess players prefer for their everyday chess set. The ebonized pieces are polished to an obsidian black finish replicating the look of real ebony at less than half the cost. Pieces have green billiard cloth pads for a soft feel when moving and are properly weighted for stability on the chess board. The acacia and boxwood are hand polished to a beautiful sheen.
Our Classic Walnut and Maple Chess Board is wonderfully handcrafted from the finest veneers and sealed in a semi-gloss polyurethane finish that both enhances and protects the character of the wood. This board features 1.5” squares and has a footprint of 15.5" and is .5” thick. We framed the squares in a wide black delimiter to both accentuate the playing area and enhance the rich color of the walnut and maple. For balance of design and visual aesthetics, we enveloped the board with a frame the full width of the squares. The precision of the inlay work across the entire chess board is remarkable. This beautiful chess board will enhance the enjoyment of every chess game you play on it.
- Ebonized & Natural Boxwood
- Traditional Polished Lacquer Finish
- King Height: 2.75"
- King Base: 1.25"
- King Weight: 1.5 Ounces
- Chess Set Weight: 24 Ounces
- 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
- Green Billiard Cloth Pads
- Handcrafted Inlaid Chess Board
- Material: Walnut & Maple Veneers over Wood Composite
- Matte Polyurethane Finish
- Square Size: 1.5"
- Dimensions: 15.5" x 15.5" x .5"
- Cloth Covered Bottom with Corner Pads