Simple is often best and our German Knight Staunton chess set 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. This is our smallest version with a 2.75” king and a base diameter of 1.125”, an ideal size for the casual game at home. Pieces are made from ebonized and natural boxwood and are heavily weighted for exceptional stability on the chess board. Thick green baize pads on the bottom create a soft cushion and allow the pieces to slide smoothly across the chess board. 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.
Chess Set Specifications & Features:
- Includes 34 Pieces with 2 Extra Queens for Pawn Promotion (Does Not Include Chess Board)
- Wood: Ebonized & Natural Boxwood
- Finish: Traditional Polished Lacquer
- King Height: 2.75"
- King Base: 1.125"
- King Weight: 1.5 Ounces
- Chess Set Weight: 24 Ounces
- Green Baize Pads
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 1.5" - 1.75" Squares