20" Mark of Westminster Rosewood Nebula Staunton Exclusive 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 lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, well weighted, has felt bottoms and extra queens.
These chess pieces are Rosewood and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Mahogany, Macassar, and Walnut chess boards are most popular. Rosewood Chess Pieces vary from medium to dark brown, and is preferred due to is handsome, elegant appearance and strong grain variation. As a midrange wood, it is more affordable than some of the more exotic rosewoods, but still has a suitably rich appearance. Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for 'white' chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.
The Chancellor chess boards by Mark of Westminster are premier, furniture quality, real-wood veneer inlays. This style features a unique mosaic with selections of maple, mahogany, and black that is not only stylish, but also brings in color that allows it to match well with virtually any chess set.
Pieces made in India. Board made in Spain. Deluxe humidor style storage box optional.
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 items.