Legendary Templar Knights Staunton Luxury Chess Set with 108mm (4.25") King in Ebony, GRANDMASTER Chess Board & Case
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The New Release Legendary Templar Knights Staunton Luxury Chess Set with 108mm (4.25") King in Ebony & Ivory Boxwood includes a 53cm (21") Grand Master Executive Chess Board & Presentation Case
The Chess Store Australia is proud to introduce our Latest Masterpiece Exclusive – The Templar Knights Staunton Luxury Chess Set.
This prestige set features a very unique Templar Knight that is both unusual yet traditional, each piece is intricately hand-carved for over two days by a master craftsman. Every piece has been designed to compliment the intricate and appealing Knight design, which rightly steals the show. The Kings have the Knights Templar King George Cross and by 1188, the English and French troops of Phillip II of France and Henry II of England, proudly displayed it, as part of their tunic. It became a symbol, worn by many troops, announcing they be warriors fighting crusades in the Holy Land.
The Luxury Tournament Standard Chess pieces have a traditional Staunton design and are crafted from Premium Grade Exotic Ebony and Ivory Boxwood and elegantly finished by master craftsmen. 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.
Ebony wood is becoming a rare entity as there are restrictions in the harvest and export of this wood. Limited supply and restrictions of this rare wood will cause prices to continue to increase each year. Genuine Ebony is considered to be the quintessential chess set by chess collectors all over the world.
This exquisite design forms one of the more elegant chess sets in our collection. The King measures 108mm (4.25") with a base diameter of 45mm (1.75") all the pieces are Heavy Weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads, and each set consists of 34 Chessmen including 2 Free Extra Queens.
The entire set is perfect as a centrepiece itself, and The Knights possess distinct beauty - strong, mystical and yet elegant – all features of the world famous Legendary Knights Templar.
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.
The Chess Set comes complete with our New luxurious black leatherette partitioned storage Presentation Chess Case for safe storage of the Chess Pieces. 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.
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 Legendary Knights Templar Staunton Prestige Chess set is one for The Chess connoisseur, Collector and Boardroom."