Championship Classic Staunton Wooden Chess Set with 82mm (3.25") King in Antique black, 41cm (16") Folding Chess Board
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Our New Championship Classic Staunton Chess set is an exact reproduction of the traditional European/German Pattern Chessmen that have been used at every major International Chess event for the past 10 years. The prestigious list of tournaments that have used this pattern of Chessmen includes 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 82mm (3.25") 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 41cm X 41cm (16" X 16") 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.
The ageless classic and one of the best-selling chess sets of all time, offering great quality and value.
Very impressed with the quality of this set, purchased to start playing with my eldest over the holidays, did not expect such a nice quality set!
Received this chess set within a couple of days of ordering. Thank you. It is just beautiful. Great quality in the workmanship. The pieces feel nice to hold and are weighted well. The board is well made and the convenience of it all packing away so neatly is perfect. This is an excellent product and I would recommend it to anyone to buy. You won't be disappointed. The only issue I may have is that I haven't been able to beat my son in a single game!!
Got this for my wife for X-mas and we both are really enjoying playing on this board!
Lovely sizing and styling of the pieces, great board size and nice and compact when packed away. well worth the price!
The product was exactly as described. The pieces feel nice and weighted. Looks great with a number of deco and we have decided to keep it permanently set up on the coffee table. The children haven't stopped playing since it arrived.