Executive Staunton chess pieces
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).
New to House of Chess. Imported from Spain and handcrafted from alternating Santos Rosewood and Maple wood with a matte, satin finish.
Size of board: 50cm x 50cm with 50mm squares.
Board size: 55cm x 55cm board with 55mm squaresWooden chess box
Specifically handmade in South Africa for the connoisseur buyer. This beautiful chess box is made from walnut and maple woods. It is finished by rubbing natural oils into the wood before applying multiple coats of Bri-wax (a mixture of beeswax and carnauba).
Each chess box is carefully handcrafted and promises to keep your chess pieces safe and secure.