This beautiful handcrafted chess set includes our German Knight Staunton with ebonized and natural boxwood pieces matched with our Olive Wood and Black Deluxe Chess Board. Simple is often best and our German Knight Staunton with its simple yet attractive design is the ideal set for your everyday chess game. Unencumbered by fine detail, these chess pieces will stand up to the rigor of daily play for a lifetime. The king is 3.25” tall with a base diameter of 1.25”, an excellent size for a game at home. Pieces are heavily weighted for exceptional stability and have thick green baize pads on the bottom for a soft cushion and allow pieces to slide smoothly across the chess board.
The rich honey-orange color of our Deluxe Olive Wood and Black Poplar chess board makes a wonderful backdrop against the black ebonized and cream-colored boxwood pieces. This is an inlaid chess board handcrafted from the finest veneers and sealed with matte polyurethane finish to protect the wood. The precision of the inlay work is remarkable. The chess board has 2" squares accentuated by an elegant triple inlay delimiter and surrounded by an extra wide frame. The overall size of the board is 17.5" and is .5" thick. The German Knight Staunton ranks as the most popular chess set ever made is often used in tournaments, matches, television shows, movies and featured on chess book covers.
- Ebonized & Natural Boxwood
- Hand polished lacquer finish
- King Height: 3.25"
- King Base: 1.25"
- King Weight: 1.6 Ounces
- Chess Set Weight: 26 Ounces
- Includes 2 extra queens for pawn promotion
- Green Baize Pads
- Material: Olive Wood and Black Poplar Veneer over Wood Composites
- Finish: Satin Polyurethane
- Triple Inlay Delimiter Around Squares
- Square Size: 1.75"
- Overall Dimensions: 17.5" x .5" Thick
- Made for The Chess Store by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain