The American Staunton set first became popular in 1851 when English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted a similar set at the first international chess tournament. Now, as part of our wooden collection, you get to own your very own.
These wooden chess pieces are a great addition to any chess collection. The set is hand carved from Sheesham wood and fitted with green felt bases for durability.
Size of the king: 103mm (height); 40mm (base).
Size of the pawn: 48mm (height); 28mm (base).
Included in this combo is the Olive veneered wooden board imported from Spain. The dark squares are made from black died Poplar and the light squares and border from Olive wood. The board is 13mm thick and the board size is 55cm x 55cm with 55mm squares.
Looking for a box to keep your pieces safe? Opt for our large black leather-like chess box, lined with green felt and fitted with a press stud lid. Size: 23cm x 16.5cm x 11cm.