• Classic Staunton Chess Set Museum
  • Classic Staunton Chess Set Museum
  • Classic Staunton Chess Set Museum

Classic Staunton Chess Set

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Marvels of grace, balance, beauty and simplicity... This is THE classic set that established a worldwide standard used since the mid-19th C. Study the King's crown and Queen's coronet, details of bishops and rooks, knights modeled after marble stallion heads from the Parthenon, on down to the diminutive pawn. Admire the simple, yet elegant contours. Well-weighted. Shaped to hold, to touch, to admire... To be gazed at in unwavering and total concentration.

Features

  • Originally made by the British Jacques company in the 1850's, our production still has its marvels intact.
  • From crown and coronet of the king and queen pieces, to the marble stallion heads stand for knight pieces, as well detailed and sculpted rooks and bishops.
  • Even the pawns are impressive little pieces in their simplicity.
  • This is the replica of the chess set the Howard Staunton brought to the first international chess tournament in 1851—which then became the competition standard set for year to come.
  • Material: Wood
  • Colour: Red and ivory
  • Chess pieces only

    Dimensions

    • DIA 3.5 X H 8 CM
    Dispatch Timing Normally dispatched within 3 business days
    Notes This item comes with 12-Months Manufacturer Warranty

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