WE Games Grand Staunton Redwood Chess Set - Weighted Pieces & Redwood Board 19 in.
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Feel the luxury of pure privilege when you play chess with our exclusive redwood chess set. It includes a gorgeous 19 inch redwood chess board with the deep color, texture, and grain associated with this highly prized wood. The chessmen are weighted, hand polished and black stained kari wood. The pieces are exquisitely detailed and styled in the classic Staunton design. Modern chess was invented in Europe, based on an Arabic game (Shatranj) that was based on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we know and love today. Chess is a game of infinite variations and possibly the most challenging strategy game ever created, it has lasted through the centuries and is played in every corner of the world.
Jacques style chess pieces are weighted & handpolished - crafted from black stained & kari wood King measures 3.75 in. with 1.63 in. diameter base - pieces collectively weigh 2.8 lbs. Redwood board with rounded corners Board measures 19 x 19 x 0.95 in. with 2 in. squares Includes 32 chessmen with felt bottoms