Mark of Westminster Classics Ebonized German 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 German design is quite popular, with a classic, 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 Opulent Turkish storage chess board is sure to impress as a piece of art. The raised board features a carved diamond pattern with further luxurious embelleshments. A unique inlaid artistic mosaic surrounds the playing surface with additional inlaid embelleshments to the sides. Two drawers reveal an empty compartment used for pieces taken via play.
The Castle Turkish storage chess board is as impressive as the opulent. A darker root finish surrounds the border. A unique inlaid artistic mosaic surrounds the playing surface with additional inlaid embellishments to the sides. The raised board features a carved brickwork pattern around the entire base. Inset to this brickwork are drawers that reveal an empty compartment used for pieces taken via play.
Pieces made in India. Board made in Turkey and includes a simple zippered storage case. Available in Opulent or Castle Style with a Black, Rose or Walnut Finish. Please make your selections.
Chess Pieces 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.