- Twist on the classic Staunton design.
- Handcrafted using light and dark rosewood.
- 4 inch (102 mm) king.
- Weighted for perfect balance.
- Bases covered with billiard cloth.
- Presented with a 21.7 inch (55 mm) Italian montgoy board.
- Complete with a solid sheesham case.
This luxury chess set includes two components made
from rosewood and one from solid
sheesham, with the end result a spectacular centrepiece.
The Hancock Striped Chessmen are some of the most distinctive, striking ornaments in the
Regency Chess Collection, while the 21.7 inch montgoy board they sit on has been
dextrously laid by the experts at
These hand turned rosewood playing pieces hold true to the original Staunton design but
with a definitive twist. Each piece has swirls of dark and light rosewood woven into the
same hard boxwood we use in all of our light pieces
here at Regency Chess.
The dark pieces boast a deep purple rosewood while
the ‘white’ pieces have a lighter variant of the
What is fascinating about these pieces is the stripped down Staunton silhouette they have, adorned
with eccentric flashes of rosewood.
When they are off the board a solid sheesham 11 inch (28 mm) chess case holds the Hancock Striped Chess
Pieces safely in a felt lined case.
Having a box helps to protect the pieces and also ensures none are lost in between games.
However, there is an argument to say that these chess pieces will be left out on display even when
nobody is playing with them, such is their distinctiveness.
Whether you have this luxury chess set as a serious
game table or as an ornamental centrepiece
it is sure to last for generations. We pride ourselves on providing customers with products that
are built to last, disregarding the disposable nature of today’s consumer market.
That’s why each chess piece is hand turned and hand carved, and the boards are hand made in
Spain, because we believe in a product that takes more than 3 months to make and a lifetime to
This luxury chess set is a Regency Chess favourite