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The Classic Series Library Chess Set and Tiroir Combination

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The Chessmen

The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Classic Series Chess set. It features a 3.5" King with a 1.4" 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. These Chessmen have been designed for those players looking for exceptionally well-crafted wooden Chessmen at a very reasonable price. Designed by the Maestro, it is without a doubt the most attractive yet durable set available on the market at this price point. We at the House of Staunton understand that not everyone can afford one of our luxury Chess sets, so we proudly offer the Classic Series Chessmen for your consideration — a high-quality wooden Chessmen at a reasonable price!

As with all of our Chess sets, the Classic 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 Chessboard

The Chessmen are new and come housed in a Classical Tiroir Display Chessboard that features two drawers with individual compartments for piece storage. The House of Staunton logo is silk screened on the h1 square. This veneered Chessboard has 1.75" Squares and features Walnut (dark) and Maple (light) squares with a Cherry frame. The Classical Tiroir Display Chessboard has an overall size of 17.5" x 17.5" x 4.5" and has a satin finish.

Unlike traditional Chessboards that require a separate box for piece storage, our Classical Tiroir Display Chessboard features two drawers with individual compartments for piece storage. Each drawer will hold 34 Staunton Pattern Chessmen (**Recommended - 3.25" King or less for the 1.75" square Tiroir and between 3.5"-3.875" King for the 2.25" square Tioroir) and has an additional compartment for holding draughts (checkers).

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Customer Reviews

GREAT chess set - just right! Review by JMG
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I bought this set for my son (22yrs). Wanted heirloom quality/wood, a decent size, a nice board, with a good storage option. This set checked all the boxes, and then some!

Ordered the Rosewood chessmen option, which was the main reason for deciding on this set in the end. Wondered a bit about the Library size vs the similar Tournament size, but once I saw the Rosewood option - I wanted the real rosewood men enough to get the smaller set. Also thought twice about the Tirior for storage - but the lined and divided drawers are wonderful!

We are both thrilled with the quality, the heavy men (& esp. the rosewood) are indeed awesome, the board and drawers are great, & perfect for storage, and the size is fine! Very beautiful set with NO issues! (Posted on 12/30/2019)

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Manufacturer The House of Staunton
Chess Board Included? Includes Chess Board.
King Height 3.5'' inch / 8.89 cm
King Base Diameter 1.4" inch / 3.55 cm
Basepad Material Billiard Cloth
Square Size 1.75'' inch / 4.45 cm
Median Set Weight 33.6 Ounces
Total Number of Pieces 34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)

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