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Staunton Themed Chess Pieces - 3.5" King - Metallic

The Staunton chess set is composed of a particular style of chess pieces used to play the game of chess. According to the rules of chess, this style is to be used for competitions. The journalist Nathaniel Cooke is credited with the design, and they are named after the English chess master Howard Staunton. This style of set was first made available by Jaques of London in 1849, and they quickly became the standard. They have been used around the world since.

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    Staunton Themed Chess Pieces - 3.5" King - Metallic
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    The Staunton chess set is composed of a particular style of chess pieces used to play the game of chess. According to the rules of chess, this style is to be used for competitions. The journalist Nathaniel Cooke is credited with the design, and they are named after the English chess master Howard Staunton. This style of set was first made available by Jaques of London in 1849, and they quickly became the standard. They have been used around the world since.

    This beautiful set comes in two different metals. These 32 pieces are weighted and have a King height of 3.5" and a King base diameter of 1.5".

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    Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately
    Material(s) Polyresin - Crushed Stone Resin that offers the feel and weighted of solid stone, but with the durability of plastic
    Fitted Coffer Compatible? Will Not Fit in any Coffer
    King Height 3.5'' inch / 8.89 cm
    King Base Diameter 1.5'' inch / 3.81 cm
    Recommended Chess Board Size 2.25" inch / 5.7 cm
    Median Set Weight 58.75 oz
    Total Number of Pieces 32 Chess Pieces
    DGT eBoard Compatible No
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