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    Genuine Staunton® x The Camaratta Collection - The Definitive Morphy Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King

    Product Code: MENWGSFCMOR44-P

     

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    Description

    To pamper you, The House of Staunton is proud to offer its first collaboration set of pieces with Genuine Staunton® x Frank Camaratta; the 4.4" Definitive Morphy Series Luxury Chess set. This full-tournament sized Chess set features a 4.4" King with a 1.875" 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 and the Kings feature English leather embossed with the Frank Camaratta logo and the other pieces with billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. 

    As with all of our Chessmen, the 4.4" Definitive Morphy Series Luxury Chess set 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 in 1993.

    The Chess Set comes with a Individually Numbered Certificate of Authenticity and an original manufacturer's plaque indicating the production number, with an adhesive backing that would allow it to be affixed to the underside of a Chess box.

     


    Our Original Manufacturer's Plaque
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    Now Available From The House of Staunton
    Included with the purchase of these Chessmen is our new Original Manufacturer's Plaque. Crafted from brass, these plaques feature the engraved production details of each individual Chess set, creating a beautiful, permanent record that is truly worthy of House of Staunton-brand Chessmen.

     

    History of the Chess Pieces

    Paul Morphy, of the United States, is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most tragic Chess players of all times. He was considered the first true child Chess prodigy, having repeatedly defeated the strong Hungarian chess master Johann Löwenthal at the age of twelve. Over the next seven years, Morphy focused his attention on his education. At the age of 19, when he graduated from the University of Louisiana with a degree in law. Not yet the legal age to begin the practice of law, Morphy found himself with free time and returned to Chess.

    Over the next 3 years, Morphy traveled all over the world and handily vanquished any and all opponents who dared face him. The first "Chess celebrity", many media outlets proclaimed him the unofficial World Chess Champion. Shortly afterwards, at the age of 22, Morphy announced his retirement from the game of Chess, citing the lack of serious competition. After retiring from Chess, Morphy planned on focusing on his chosen career, the practice of law. Unfortunately, this was disrupted in 1861 by the outbreak of the American Civil War, where he strongly opposed the succession of the Confederate states. After the war ended, Morphy had very little success with his law practice. The few potential clients who visited his office were more interested in discussing Chess than the law. Frustrated, Morphy retired from the practice of law and spent the rest of his life in idleness. He refused all requests to return to the game of Chess and died at the age of 47. Paul Morphy is commonly referred to as "The Pride and Sorrow of Chess."

    Layaway Available

    We're proud to offer our new Layaway program!

     

      • With Layaway, purchasing from us has never been easier or more affordable. It allows you to purchase selected House of Staunton products by making payments over time.

     

    • Simply choose the items that you wish to purchase and how many months you wish to make the payments over.We'll automatically charge your debit/credit card each month. Once you've paid for the item/s in full, they'll be sent to you. It's that simple!

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    Kingside Stamping

    What is Kingside Stamping?

     

    Kingside stamping was part of the original Staunton Pattern design, consisting of a King's Crown stamped into the Rook  and Knight that started on the right side (or King's Side) of the chessboard.  In Descriptive notation, it is useful for distinguishing between the Kingside and Queen's Side pieces.

    Whether you use them in your chess strategy or for historical decoration, we offer kingside Stamping on some of our chess sets!

     

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    Included with Purchase

    • Certificate of Authenticity
    • Engraved Registered Plaque
    • Individual Production Number

    Product Details

    Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately
    Material(s) Antiqued Boxwood, Genuine Ebony, Natural Boxwood
    Manufacturer The House of Staunton
    Fitted Coffer Compatible? Fits in Fitted Coffer
    King Height 4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm
    King Base Diameter 1.875'' inch / 4.76 cm
    Recommended Chess Board Size 2.5" inch / 6.4 cm
    Basepad Material The Kings Feature English Leather Embossed with Frank Camaratta Signature™
    Median Set Weight 66.1 Ounces
    Total Number of Pieces 34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)

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