Grand Master Classic Burnt Staunton Luxury Wooden Chess Set with 102mm (4.00") King, Chess Board & Case
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The New Release "Burnt Grandmaster Classic Staunton Luxury Chess Set" with 102mm (4.00") King in Boxwood includes a 53cm (21") Executive Chess Board, Leather Storage Case & 2 FREE Extra Queens.
Inspired by the amazing true story and now the *Walt Disney film “Queen of Katwe”, The Chess Store Australia are dedicating our Burnt Grandmaster Classic Staunton Luxury Chess Set to this amazing story of poverty come success through the game of chess. This beautiful story is of Phiona, a 10 year old illiterate street corn seller in the slums of Katwe, Uganda. When she is introduced to chess, she courageously uses the game to escape poverty and become an international chess champion.
This luxury chess set was selected to be dedicated to Phiona’s inspiring story as its handcrafted sweeping charring strikingly contrasts against the solemn calm of the traditional colours, and thus is a perfect piece for those overcoming challenges and stepping out of the norm.
A similar Chess Set was also used in the movie "Just Getting Started" Chivalry meets Rivalry.
The Chess pieces have a beautiful traditional Staunton design, are made from premium grade Boxwood, and hand crafted by master craftsmen to obtain the burnt look finish. This is a classic styled Chess Set with handsome knights that have the look and feel of the older Jaques of London designs.
This Tournament Standard Chess set has a 102mm (4.00") tall king, Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and have a hand polished lacquer finish producing a beautiful gloss lustre. Chess set also includes 2 Free Extra Queens. The Chess Set has been designed for those players looking for an exceptionally well-crafted premium quality wooden set.
Included is our New Release Custom Designed Executive Flat Chess Board measuring 53cm X 53cm (21" X 21") in a laminated screened playing surface in either Ebony and Boxwood or Rosewood & Boxwood design, that has a beautiful semi gloss finish, that provides a robust playing surface. The high quality and finish of these new Chess Boards provide an awesome appearance and are especially made for those who want exclusive fine Chess Boards to compliment their fine wooden Chess sets. Please specify choice of Chess Board, as either finishes will be most suitable for this set.
For safe storage of the Chess Pieces, we have also included a pure leather storage case with quality fastenings, it will provide protection for your chess pieces under normal use. The dual compartments are inlaid with billiard green felt lining and will accommodate all the 34 pieces. It has that great smell of leather, is of particularly high quality and finish, and comes complete with single key and leather fob should you require to secure your prized pieces.
It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a The Chess Store Australia chess set.
Grand Master by Name, Classic by Design for the Grand Master Player in you!
I bought this for my sons and I, and we love it. Terrific quality craftsmanship, very nice board and pieces. Also good quality storage area for the pieces.
I ordered this item with only 4 days for delivery. Tony was amazing actually reading my order comments to ensure I received on time. Was so pleasantly surprised with the exceptional quality of the item & my father just loved it I'm sure it will be a treasured piece for many years to come. The delivery process kept me at ease sending me regular updates on its progress. Thank you so much Chess store could not be happier with the whole experience.