23" Mark of Westminster Classics Ebonized Executive American Staunton Luxury 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 set is hand-carved and weighted with felt bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king. The American design is a classic, with a very playable look and feel.
These chess pieces are Ebonized and Boxwood, which can suit virtually any board color, however Walnut, Teak, and Ebonized chess boards are most popular. Ebonized Chess Pieces are actually Boxwood pieces lacquered black, giving them a pure black appearance almost identical to ebony, but for a fraction of the cost. 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 luxurious chess board from Turkey is sure to impress with artistry and chess blended beautifully. The board would look fantastic with both traditional staunton and unique theme chessmen, and is a wonderful addition to a chess collection. A unique inlaid artistic mosaic surrounds the playing surface and the board features a beveled edge over beveled feet to raise the board up. The board comes included with an accompanying tote bag. This board is available in three different colors: Black, Rose and Walnut.
Pieces made in India. Board made in Turkey. 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.