The House of Staunton is proud to offer another masterpiece - The Benevento Artisan Series Chessmen. These Chessmen feature a 4.4" King with a 1.8" Diameter base and are very heavily weighted.
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 House of Staunton English Leather basepads on the King and luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces, with a beautiful finish. As with all of our Chess sets, the Benevento 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 design of the Benevento Series Luxury Chess set is without a doubt, one of the finest chess sets ever produced by the House of Staunton. It offers the highest level of detail and would make a wonderful additional to any Chess collection.
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.