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:
Below is a chart of approximate weights of all pieces; please note these are estimates as slight variations can occur in hand carved
||4 lbs 1.3 oz
||7 lbs 10 oz
|| .7 oz