21" Crimson Rosewood Hoplites Traditional Chess Set

Product Code: 22-V58-Traditional-Chess-Set
21" Crimson Rosewood Hoplites Traditional Chess Set

21" Crimson Rosewood Hoplites Traditional Chess Set

Not Yet Rated | Write the First Review
Product Code: 22-V58-Traditional-Chess-Set

Chess Board Included (30-P14):
Add a storage box?:
  • Description

  • Hoplites Chess Set

  • Reviews

21" Crimson 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.

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 is a sycamore and mahogany chess board. It is an excellent choice for an inexpensive large chess board left out on display that could go with virtually any style of tournament size chess pieces. The board is best matched with chessmen 3 3/4" to 4 1/4" tall. This chess board has felt pads underneath to help protect the surface it rests on.

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

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 5/8" 3 3/8" 3 1/4" 3" 2 1/4" 2 1/8" 4 lbs 1.3 oz 2 1/4" 21" 1/2" 7 lbs 10 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 3.1 oz 3.0 oz 1.6 oz 2.0 oz 1.7 oz .9 oz
Boxwood 2.6 oz 2.3 oz 1.2 oz 1.6 oz 1.2 oz .7 oz
  • King Height: 4"
  • King Weight: 3.1 oz
  • King Base: 1 5/8"
  • Overall Board Dimensions: 21" x 21"
  • Square Size: 2 1/4"
  • Board Thickness: 1/2"

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Be the first to rate this item!

Write Review