Championship Classic ANTIQUE BLACK Staunton Wooden Chess Set with 70mm (2.75") King and 36cm (14") Folding Chess Board
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The Championship Classic Staunton Chess set design is an exact reproduction of the traditional European/German Pattern Chessmen that has been used at every major International Chess event for the past 10 years. The prestigious list of tournaments are the World Championships, FIDE Olympiads, Linares, Dortmund, Wijk Aan Zee and many more! Here is your chance to truly own the design of Chessmen used by the Champions!
The design of choice for many of the world’s top Chess players includes Levon Aronian, Tan Zhongyi, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen seen playing with this design set more than any other.
The Chess set has a 70mm (2.75") tall king and includes 2 Free Extra Queens. All Chess pieces are weighted, have luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a hand polished lacquer finish producing a beautiful lustre. This standard of Chess set has all of the features that an avid chess player and collector looks for in an original Staunton chess set.
Also included is a master crafted wood inlaid folding Chess Board/box combination made from Premium Grade Acacia Rosewood and Maple wood. The Insert is made of EP Foam, covered with luxurious billiard cloth and specially meant for protection of the pieces. Every Chess piece fits into its very own slot that has been made according to the shape of the chess pieces. The Chess board when fully open measures 36cm X 36cm (14" X 14") with a semi-gloss finish, that provides a robust playing surface.
The Chess Pieces are beautifully designed and handcrafted to standards beyond what you will normally find in other Chess sets in this range.As with all of our Chess sets, the New Classic German Knight Staunton Chess set combination 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 The Chess Store Australia.
This chess board is beautifully crafted. My son was very impressed.
I bought the championship set for my son's 9th birthday and he loves it. Great quality for a good price.
We have had a lord of the rings chess set for quite some time and the kids learnt how to play chess using Gandalf, Frodo etc. Per chance I saw my son play chess with another child his age and got hammered, only because he did not know what a standard bishop/knight/castle etc looked like. Figured it was time to upgrade. Found Chess store on line with Free delivery special and received in within 2 days. Great service.
Perfect birthday gift for casual chess player. Quality of board and pieces is excellent and the price is very accpetable