The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Margate Series Chess set. A full club-sized Chess set, it features a 4.0" King with a 1.7" 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.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Margate 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 38 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.
The Margate 1923 Commemorative Chessmen Comes with TWO different Knight styles. One Knight is a Traditional Staunton-style Knight from the early 1920s and the other Knight is the Original Knight from the Sutton Coldfield Chessmen. Because of the unusual styling of the original Knight, The House of Staunton is including BOTH Knights with these Chessmen
Crafted in Spain, the House of Staunton Standard Traditional Teak / Bird's Eye Maple wooden Chessboard (2.5" Squares) features Teak (dark) and Bird's Eye Maple (light) squares with a Teak frame. This veneered Chessboard is 0.5" thick and has a satin finish.
The Slide Top Chess Box is the most economical way to protect your chess pieces. It comes with a removable green pillow lining that allows it to hold a set of chess pieces of various sizes, from 3.0" to 4.4".