If you are looking for an outstanding value, low price, high quality Staunton wood chess set there is no better choice. Our French Lardy Staunton originates from the classic model produced by the French Lardy Chess Company many years ago. The simple and handsome design has proven a favorite for generations of chess players. The pieces are beautifully shaped with simple detail that will withstand the wear and tear of regular use. This set features a 3.75” tall king with a base of 1.5”, an ideal set for tournament play and casual games at home with family and friends. Pieces have green billiard cloth pads for a soft landing on the chess board and are nicely weighted for stability. . The ebonized boxwood pieces are jet black while the cream colored natural boxwood is the perfect wood for the white chess pieces. The pieces are hand polished and lacquered to a beautiful luster. The French Lardy continues to be one of the most popular chess sets ever made and is an excellent choice for your chess game!
- Ebonized Boxwood & Boxwood
- Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel
- King Height: 3.75"
- King Base: 1.375"
- King Weight: 2.5 oz.
- Chess Set Weight: 40 oz.
- 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
- Green Baize Cloth Pads
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 2" Squares (chessboard is not included)
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A quality set for casual or tournament. Weight and looks are perfect. Would definitely recommend the set.