executive set combo (olive board)

  • R 2,315.00
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The Staunton set first became popular in 1851 when English chess master, Howard Staunton, promoted a similar set at the first international chess tournament. 

The Executive design has a rather larger Staunton look and the hand-carved knights have a beautifully carved mane, detailed teeth, and swept-back pointed ears. 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: 100mm (height); 40mm (base).
Size of the pawn: 50mm (height); 30mm (base).

The deluxe veneered chessboard, alternating natural Olivewood and Birdseye Maple wood is imported from Rechapados Ferrer, Spain. The board is completed in a matt, satin finish. The thickness of the board is 13mm and the board size is 50cm x 50cm with 50mm squares. 

The chess pieces box is imported from India and made from light colour wood. Ideal to keep your wooden chess pieces safe and secure. Divided into 2 compartments for light and dark colour pieces and fitted with green felt to protect chess pieces. Box size: 26cm x 17cm x 10cm

 

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