The Staunton set first became popular in 1851, when English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted a similar set at the first international chess tournament.
Larger than the other Staunton sets in our collection and handcrafted in India by expert craftsmen, this set delivers exceptional detail at an affordable price. The pieces are made from Sheesham wood and fitted with green felt bases.
Two additional queens, one in each colour, are included in the set.
Size of the king: 95mm (height); 40mm (base).
Size of the pawn: 50mm (height); 27mm (base).
Looking for a board to match? This set fits our extra large wooden chessboards perfectly.
Board size: 55cm x 55cm board with 55mm squares
Looking for a box to keep your pieces safe? Opt for our leather box, lined with green felt and fitted with an anti-snooper lock for worry-free storage.