New for 2011, this chess set combines our contemporary series chessmen with our new high gloss lacquered Black Anegre wood and Maple Luxury Chess Board. The result is a two-tone, vanguard chess set combination that will satisfy any modernist's dedication to elegant simplicity. The pieces have been expertly crafted from solid boxwood, hand finished and polished to a natural hardwood shine. Each piece is internally weighted and felted on it's base. The balance of the chessmen is very good and despite their unusual appearance they excellent to play with. Very much a classic minimalist design.
The 19.7 inch board is crafted from veneers of black Anegre and Maple wood, manufactured in Europe to the highest possible standards using only the finest raw materials. As a chess retailer we have been consistently impressed with the outstanding quality of these amazing boards. They are manufactured to exact and uniform standards and finished in a seductive ultra gloss lacquer. An unusual but deeply satisfying chess set and board combination that has been crafted to a very high standard. Designed to look good and last through decades of dedicated chess playing.
- King Height : 3.75 inches
- King Weight : 46g
- Kings Base Diameter : 1.4 inches
- Pawn Height : 2.0 inches
- Pawn Weight : 18g
- Overall Weight (unpackaged) : 3.2kg
- Materials Used: Boxwood, Maple
- Board Dimensions : 19.7 x 19.75 x 0.7 inches
- Size of Playing Squares : 1.9 (50mm) inches