23" MoW Ebonized Legionnaires Presidential Staunton Chess Set

Product Code: 20-V06-Presidential-Chess-Set
23" MoW Ebonized Legionnaires Presidential Staunton Chess Set

23" MoW Ebonized Legionnaires Presidential Staunton Chess Set

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Product Code: 20-V06-Presidential-Chess-Set

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23" Mark of Westminster Ebonized Imperator Presidential Staunton Chess Set

This chess set is shown on our 23" Walnut and Maple Presidential Chess Board but several wood options are available to best suit your personal style and taste. Each color currently available is shown. Chess pieces made in India. Chess board made in Spain. Deluxe humidor style storage box optional.

Mark of Westminster luxury Chess Pieces are the paradigm of perfection in wood staunton chess piece design. The premier chess pieces by Mark Of Westminster have been known for their heirloom quality. Each chess set is exclusive, with a printed certificate of authenticity that serves as a lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, has felt bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king.

These chess pieces are Ebonized and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Walnut, Teak, and Ebonized chess boards are most popular. Ebonized Chess Pieces are actually Boxwood pieces lacquered black, giving them a pure black appearance almost identical to ebony, but for a fraction of the cost. Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for 'white' chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.

The Presidential chess boards by Mark of Westminster are premier, furniture quality, real-wood veneer inlays. This style, available only through the Mark of Westminster line, is a quarter inch thicker than most other chess boards. Most noticeable, the Presidential Series has black beveled edging that brings added elegance without appearing too busy. It also a unique mosaic with maple, mahogany, and black that is not only stylish, but also brings in color that allows it to match well with virtually any chess set. These boards have felt-pad feet for protection of both the board and your own furniture. Less than 100 of these chess boards are produced each year, and each come with a certificate of authenticity with serial number.

Chess Set Details:

King Height King Base Queen Height Bishop Height Knight Height Rook Height Pawn Height Pieces Weight Square Size Board Size Board Thickness Board Weight
4" 1 3/4" 3 3/8" 3" 2 7/8" 2 3/8" 2 1/8" 3 lbs 3.6 oz 2 1/4" 23" x 23" 3/4" 9 lbs 15 oz

Below is a chart of approximate weights of all pieces; please note these are estimates as slight variations can occur in hand carved items.
Wood King Weight Queen Weight Bishop Weight Knight Weight Rook Weight Pawn Weight
Ebonized 2.3 oz 2.0 oz 1.2 oz 1.7 oz 1.4 oz .9 oz
Boxwood 2.1 oz 1.8 oz 1.2 oz 1.5 oz 1.3 oz .9 oz
  • King Height: 4"
  • King Weight: 2.3 oz
  • King Base: 1 3/4"
  • Overall Board Dimensions: 23" x 23"
  • Square Size: 2 1/4"
  • Board Thickness: 3/4"

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