This chess set includes our German Knight Staunton chess pieces in ebonized and natural boxwood matched with our Walnut and Maple Molded Edge Chess Board. Sometimes simple is best and that's true of our German Knight Staunton chess set with its simple but attractive design. Unencumbered by fine detail, these pieces will stand up to the rigor of everyday play year after year. This is a small set with a 2.75" king - perfect for the casual chess game at home. The pieces are nicely weighted and have thick green baize pads for a soft landing on the chess board. The piece are polished to beautiful luster. We include 2 extra queens for pawn promotion and a certificate of authenticity so you will always know the model, type of wood, the year it was made, and where it came from.
The color of our Walnut and Maple Molded Edge chess board makes a wonderful backdrop against the jet black ebonized and cream-colored boxwood pieces. This is an inlaid chess board made from the finest walnut and maple veneer and sealed with a semi-gloss polyurethane finish to protect the wood. The precision of the inlay work is remarkable. The chess board has 1.5" squares accentuated by a wide sycamore delimiter and surrounded by an extra wide frame with a black molded edge. The overall size of the board is 15.5" and is .5" thick. This beautiful chess board together with our German Knight Staunton chess set makes an unbeatable combination in this size and price range.