This big, bright, and beautiful chess set includes our Professional Series Brass and Nickel Plated Resin Pieces matched with our Blue Ash Burl and Erable High Gloss Chess Board. These colorful pieces blends the aesthetic beauty of of solid metal with the practical qualities of a resin set. The pieces are made from solid resin with a brilliant brass and nickel plating that gives it the look of a thousand dollar chess set. The Professional is an attractive Jaques-like Staunton design with a graceful profile and pieces that are big and heavy. The knight has a level of detail that looks great but you won't have to worry about breaking anything off. The queen has sharp pointed coronet, the rooks are tall and beefy, and the bishops have a large slotted miter. The king is 4.125" tall and has a base diameter of 1.875". The pieces are triple weighted with all 34 pieces weighing in at over 4 pounds. We include two extra queens for pawn promotion.
Our Blue Ash Burl and Erable chess board is made for us by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain and is one of the most beautiful chess boards in our collection. The blue stained ash burl creates a mix of various blue colors and beautifully accentuates the character of the wood grain. The high gloss polyurethane finish further enhances the elegance and beauty of the wood by creating a glass-like appearance. A triple inlay (white-black-white) pinstripe around the playing area along with an extra wide frame adds elegance to already spectacular chess board. Made from the finest veneer available, the precise inlay work by the craftsmen of Rechapados Ferrer is simply unsurpassed! Together, these pieces and board create a stunning chess showpiece!
Chess Set Specifications & Features:
- Includes 34 Pieces with 2 Extra Queens for Pawn Promotion
- Material: Resin
- King Height: 4.125"
- King Base: 1.875"
- King Weight: 2.7 Ounces
- Set Weight: 60 Ounces
- Black Leatherette Pads
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.375" - 2.5"
- Material: Blue Stained Wood & Erable Veneer & Wood Materials
- Finish: High Gloss Polyurethane (glass-like finish)
- Square Size: 2.375" (actual 60mm)
- Dimensions: 23.5" x 23.5" x .5"
- Imported from Spain, Rechapados Ferrer is the largest manufacturer and the most recognized name of high quality wood chess boards in the world.