"A classical design that embodies the form, style, and design of the turn-of-the century Staunton pattern Chess sets that were produced by the legendary firm Jaques of London."
The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Marshall Series Chess set. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.4" King with a 2.0" 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 beautiful finish. The design of the Marshall Series Chess set captures the form, style, and craftsmanship of the turn-of-the century Staunton pattern Chess that were produced by Jaques of London, a period that is widely regard by Chess collectors as having the finest Staunton Chess sets ever produced. The Marshall Series Chess set is the quintessential Staunton Pattern Chess set, the physical embodiment of the classical design and proportions that have made the Staunton Pattern the standard for all Chess sets.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Marshall Series 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.