21" Honey Rosewood Hoplites Traditional Chess Set
Mark of Westminster 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 leather-bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king. The hoplites design is more detailed than the french or german, but remains highly playable with few pointed edges that can easily be chipped or damaged.
Honey Rosewood Chess Pieces are a soft, easy to work with light to medium brown wood. There is a fair amount of grain, and is an excellent choice if you want an inexpensive natural look.
This chess board features Walnut and Sycamore squares with a very clean design. It has a good sized border and a sycamore pinstripe to emphasize the playing surface. Walnut is a very popular medium brown wood and pairs with any of the popular woods used in Staunton chess pieces as well as many of the theme chess pieces - both painted and not.
This set includes extra queens. Chess Pieces hand-carved in India, Chess Board made in Poland.
Chess Set Details:
Below is a chart of approximate weights of all pieces; please note these are estimates as slight variations can occur in hand carved
||3 lbs 2.0 oz
||7 lbs 10 oz
|| .7 oz