16" Crimson Rosewood Velites Unique Chess Set

Product Code: 22-V51-Unique-Chess-Set
16" Crimson Rosewood Velites Unique Chess Set

16" Crimson Rosewood Velites Unique Chess Set

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16" Crimson Rosewood Velites Unique 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.

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.

This standard black and maple board is a great, simple look for a wide array of theme and traditional chess pieces.

It has a very modern, clean look and the lack of a border means you can fit larger squares in a tighter space for display. The dark squares are lacquered black, and the light squares are a natural maple. This set can be used with tournament sized wood or plastic pieces for a clean display piece or with any of a huge selection of thematic chess sets.

This set includes extra queens. Chess Pieces hand-carved in India.

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 3/4" 1 5/8" 3 1/8" 3" 2 5/8" 2 1/4" 1 7/8" 3 lbs 5.4 oz 2" 16" 1/2" 3 lbs 5.4 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
Crimson Rosewood 2.5 oz 2.6 oz 1.6 oz 1.8 oz 1.7 oz 1.1 oz
Boxwood 2.0 oz 2.1 oz 1.6 oz 1.3 oz 1.2 oz .7 oz

  • King Height: 3 3/4"
  • King Weight: 2.5 oz
  • King Base: 1 5/8"
  • Overall Board Dimensions: 16" x 16"
  • Square Size: 2"
  • Board Thickness: 1/2"

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