Marengo Staunton Chess Set in Ebony & Boxwood with Walnut & Maple Mission Craft Chess Board

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This chess set includes our Marengo Staunton in genuine ebony and boxwood matched with our South American Walnut and Maple Mission Craft chess board. This spectacular chess set is named after Napoleon Bonaparte's famous Arabian stallion for which he rode during the famous battle of Marengo. This chess set takes Staunton design to a new level with its artistic and elegant features. The knight is beautifully sculpted with realistic features and an elegant pose with its mane flowing back and head turned down. Only the best carvers in the world can accurately carve and replicate the details of this knight from piece to piece. All of the pieces are beautifully shaped with a unique and elegant profile that creates a coherent pattern from pawn to king. The lathe work is simply extraordinary. The Marengo is a large set with a king that is 4.25" tall and a base of 1.875". The king features a highly ornate finial that is unique from any other chess set in our collection. The pieces have thick green baize pads so you can slide your pieces across the board or sit down softly.

Made in America, our South American Walnut and Maple Mission Craft Solid Wood Chess Board is simplistically beautiful and profoundly designed. It's nothing less than a fine piece of handcrafted furniture and is the perfect surface for both playing and displaying your treasured chess set. Made from solid South American Walnut and maple, it has 2.5" squares and measures 23.9" x 23.9" x 1.4" tall. Our Mission Craft Series solid wood chess boards are made for us by a local craftsman extraordinaire and are simply the best solid wood chess boards in the world. No other chess board made today compares in design and features built into this chess board. They are uniquely engineered to prevent warping which is a common problem with most solid wood chess boards. You will find no screws, plates, or other metal hardware on this chess board - it's all old-world woodworking genius.

Chess Pieces:
  • Ebony & Boxwood
  • Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel
  • King Height: 4.25"
  • King Base: 1.875"
  • King Weight: 4.2 Ounces
  • Chess Set Weight: 67 Ounces
  • 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Green Billiard Cloth Pads
Chess Board:
  • Square Size: 2.5"
  • Overall Dimensions: 23.875" x 23.875" x 1.375" thick
  • Weight: 12 Lbs.
  • Special finish to protect and seal the wood on every exposed surface.
  • Solid South American Walnut and Maple - no veneer used.
  • Laminated frame to prevent warping.
  • Decorative corner dowels are used to strengthen mitered corners instead of screws and plates to maintain the old-world woodworking integrity.
  • Decorative maple inlay surrounds the frame.
  • Special interlocking design between board and frame to prevent warping.
  • Exposed squares underneath.
  • Special finish to protect and seal the wood on every exposed surface.
  • Thick felt pads to protect the furniture you sit it on.
  • Unique key-hole on back side of frame so the chess board can be hung on a wall.