22" MoW Classics Ebonized American Staunton Turkish Storage Chess SetProduct Code: 23-23VB2-turkish-storage-chess-set
22" MoW Classics Ebonized American Staunton Turkish Storage Chess Set
Product Code: 23-23VB2-turkish-storage-chess-set
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22" Mark of Westminster Classics Ebonized American Staunton Turkish Storage 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.
The Turkish Cappadocia storage chess board is sure to impress as a piece of art. Two drawers reveal an empty compartment used for pieces taken via play. The board reverses to reveal a backgammon board and checkers are included!
Chess pieces made in India. Chess board made in Turkey. Available in Walnut or Mazel finish. Please choose a finish.
Chess Set Details:
|King Height||King Base||Queen Height||Bishop Height||Knight Height||Rook Height||Pawn Height||Square Size||Board Size|
|3 15/16"||1 7/16"||3 1/16"||2 3/4"||2 9/16"||2"||1 3/4"||2"||22"|
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|
|Ebonized||1.93 oz||1.78 oz||1.14 oz||1.28 oz||1.10 oz||0.60 oz|
|Boxwood||1.98 oz||1.75 oz||1.12 oz||1.03 oz||1.04 oz||0.59 oz|
- King Height: 3 15/16"
- King Weight: 1.93 oz
- King Base: 1 7/16"
- Overall Board Dimensions: 22" x 22"
- Square Size: 1 15/16"
- Board Thickness: 3 3/4"
- Storage Dimensions: 1 1/2" Deep
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