17 1/2" Ebony Hoplites Traditional Chess Set

Product Code: 23-S08-Traditional-Chess-Set
$256.95
17 1/2" Ebony Hoplites Traditional Chess Set
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17 1/2" Ebony Hoplites Traditional Chess Set

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Product Code: 23-S08-Traditional-Chess-Set
$256.95

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17 1/2" Ebony Hoplites Traditional 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 printed certificate of authenticity that serves as a lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, has leather-bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king.

Ebonywood Chess Pieces are the prize choice of many chess aficionados. The purest ebony has little grain, and is jet black in color. Ebony is an extremely rare and hard wood, and is often seen in heirloom quality chess pieces.

This is a Beechwood chess board with a Wengue stain. This chess board also has felt pads on the bottom.

This set includes extra queens. Chess Pieces hand-carved in India, Chess Board made in Poland.

Chess Set Details:
King Height King Base Queen Height Bishop Height Knight Height Rook Height Pawn Height Pieces Weight Square Size Board Size Board Thickness Board Weight
3 1/2" 1 1/2" 3" 2 5/8" 2 1/4" 1 5/8" 1 5/8" 2 lbs 10.2 oz 1 3/4" 17 1/2" 1/2" 4.5 lbs

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
Ebony 1.9 oz 1.8 oz 1.2 oz 1.4 oz 1.2 oz .5 oz
Boxwood 1.9 oz 1.5 oz 1.1 oz 1.2 oz 1.0 oz .5 oz
  • King Height: 3 1/2"
  • King Weight: 1.9 oz
  • King Base: 1 1/2"
  • Overall Board Dimensions: 17 1/2" x 17 1/2"
  • Square Size: 1 3/4"
  • Board Thickness: 1/2"

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