19" Mark of Westminster Honey Rosewood French Staunton Chess Set with Storage Drawer Chess Board
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 set is hand-carved and weighted with felt bottoms. The German design is quite popular, with a classic, very playable look and feel.
These chess pieces are Honey Rosewood and Boxwood, which is often paired with Walnut, Teak, or other light to medium brown wood chess boards. Honey Rosewood Chess Pieces are a soft, easy to work with light to medium brown wood. There is a fair amount of grain, and is an excellent choice if you want an inexpensive natural look. 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.
This large walnut and maple storage chess board with drawers is ideal for our 4" theme chess pieces, but can also be used for many staunton designs as well. It has two felt-lined pull out drawers.
Chess pieces made in India. Chess board made in China. 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.