16" Crimson Rosewood Executive Chess Set

Product Code: 22-S52-Executive-Chess-Set
16" Crimson Rosewood Executive Chess Set

16" Crimson Rosewood Executive Chess Set

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Product Code: 22-S52-Executive-Chess-Set

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16" Crimson Rosewood Executive 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 Legionnaires is one of the most classic designs combining form and function for a wonderful display chess set.

These chess pieces are Crimson Rosewood and Boxwood.

Crimson Rosewood Chess Pieces vary from a light red to a deep red wine color, and is well regarded as one of the most exclusive exotic woods used for chess pieces. It is a hard wood, with a strong grain variation. The wide variety of colors make them quite unique, with the age of wood being the most common factor in the difference. This is a premier hardwood, compared most often in price to Ebony.

The Legionnaires design is one of the most traditional styles of the Mark of Westminster line, and is comparable to the famous Jacques line stylistically.

The Executive chess boards by Mark of Westminster are premier, furniture quality, real-wood veneer inlays. This style, available only through the Mark of Westminster line, maximizes the square to border ratio in order to fit a larger square on a smaller table. It also has a sharp, black pinstripe, enabling the board to go with nearly any decor. Less than 100 of these chess boards are produced each year, and each come with a certificate of authenticity with serial number.

Wengue is a dark gray color that matches well with ebony and ebonized pieces. Teak pieces are also a good choice for a fine contrast.

This set includes extra queens. Chess Pieces hand-carved in India, Chess Board made in Spain.

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
3" 1 3/8" 2 1/2" 2 1/4" 2 1/8" 1 7/8" 1 5/8" 1 lb 13.6 1 3/4" 16" 1/2" 3lb 10oz

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
Crimson Rosewood 1.2oz 1.0oz .7oz .8oz .9oz .5oz
Boxwood 1.0oz .9oz .7oz .7oz .8oz .5oz

  • King Height: 3"
  • King Weight: 1.2 oz
  • King Base: 1 3/8"
  • Overall Board Dimensions: 16" x 16"
  • Square Size: 1 3/4"
  • Board Thickness: 1/2"

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