Centurion Knight Staunton Luxury Chess Set with 114mm (4.5”) King in African Padauk, GRANDMASTER Chess Board & Case
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Limited Edition New Release "The Centurion Knight" Staunton Luxury Chess Set V2 with 114mm (4.5") King in African Padauk & Ivory Boxwood includes a 53cm (21") Grand Master Chess Board & Presentation Chess Case
To Commemorate our series of the famous Legions of ancient Rome, The Chess Store Australia is proud to introduce our latest limited edition masterpiece Exclusive – The Centurion Knight Staunton Luxury Chess set. The set comes complete with a matching flat Chess Board & Leatherette Partition Chess Case for safe storage of the chess pieces. These Royal Guards were armed to defend and protect strategic locations throughout the Roman Empire, and were considered the best, fearless charging enemies when their huge shields were broken in combat.
This luxury Chess set has been hand crafted from fine premium grade Exotic African Padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii) and Ivory Boxwood by the best master craftsmen of the world. The Red pieces are hand carved from "The Wood Of Kings", Exotic African Padauk and the White chess pieces are crafted from premium grade Ivory Boxwood. The texture of both woods is fine and even, the deep lustre of these hardwoods appeals to the eye, while cool and sensuous to the touch, which will ensure generations of enjoyment. The feel and weight of this exquisitely design set will heighten your Chess playing experience, beautiful and yet functional of heirloom and luxury quality. African Padauk wood is becoming a rare entity and as there are restrictions in the harvest and export of this wood. Limited supply and restrictions of these rare woods will cause prices to continue to increase each year.
In our Legendary Series comes the sophisticated, extraordinary handsome magnificent life-like feisty knights, with extravagant flowing manes that look almost alive and an aggressive detailed facial expression. These Knights have been beautifully and intricately hand carved by some of the best craftsmen in the world with meticulous precision. This is one of the finest hand carved Knights ever to grace the 64 square battlefield. The King is 114mm (4.50") tall and features an ornate finely detailed hand crafted finial, with beautiful collars and rings designed to glide gracefully across the board. For the other chess pieces these too are equally impressive making them easy to handle during the game. The artesian mastercraftsman has done much lathe work to produce extraordinary compounded collars and eloquent rings all hand turned into the body of the chess piece. All the pieces are individually hand polished Triple Weighted with luxurious base pads, and the set includes 2 Free Extra Queens.
The Centurion Knight Luxury Chess set featuring it’s magnificent King and life-like knights, is without a doubt, in the line of the most beautiful Chess sets ever produced! The feel and weight of this exquisitely design set will heighten your Chess playing experience, beautiful and yet functional of heirloom and luxury quality.
You never actually own a Centurion Knight Staunton Luxury Chess Set. You merely look after it for the next generation.
This set certainly joins in the league of "Best in the World" Chess sets today.!
As with all of our Chessmen, the Luxury Series of Chess sets exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a Chess Set from The Chess Store. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range!
Also included is our New Release Grand Master Custom made Chess Board measuring 53cm (21") with 2.25” inch grid squares. The Chess Board has a laminate screened Ebony & Maple surface, with a beautiful semi-gloss finish. The Playing Surface has a hand crafted Moulded surround made from Premium Grade Ringy Rosewood (Acacia Rhodoxylon) in a semi-gloss finish, and finished off with a velvet base pad. The Chess Board is designed to provide a projected playing field, which is not normally available on other Chess Boards, and will certainly be a feature that will complement the Luxury Chess Pieces.
This is one of the the finest quality Chess set combination available in Australia today, and will certainly be a feature in the home, office or the executive board room. The Chess Set comes complete with our New luxurious black leatherette partitioned storage Presentation Chess Case for safe storage of the Chess Pieces only. The interior of the case has a beautiful billiard green felt covered lining, quality fastenings and each compartment will prevent collision and breakage for your valuable Chess Pieces. The chess board is not stored inside the carry case, only the chess pieces are.
As part of this set, you will also receive The Chess Store Australia - Certificate of Authenticity.
"The Centurion Knight Luxury Staunton Luxury Chess set is one for The Chess connoisseur, Collector and Boardroom."