"Our Black & Natural Lacquered Players Series Chessmen with our Standard Traditional Blackwood / Bird's Eye Maple Gloss Chessboard with 2.375" Squares and standard Mahogany Chess box."
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Players Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.75"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a rich finish. The design of the Players Series Chess set has been inspired by the Jaques of London design from the late 1890s, a period widely regarded by Chess collectors as having the finest Staunton Chess Sets ever produced. The Players Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in a quality Chess set at a very affordable price.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Player Series Chessmen 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 House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.
The Standard Traditional Blackwood and Bird's Eye Maple wooden Gloss Chessboard with 2.375" Squares features Blackwood (dark) and Bird's Eye Maple (light) squares with a Blackwood frame. This Chessboard is 0.5" thick and has a high gloss finish.
The Premium Chess Box is lined in green billiard cloth, divided and features brass quadrant hinges and a lock & key. The Premium Chess Box comes with the House of Staunton logo laser etched on the lid of the box.