- Imperious size.
- Crafted from rosewood.
- 4.25 inch (107 mm) king.
- 2 additional queens.
- Weighted for perfect balance.
- Bases covered with billiard cloth.
- Certificate of authenticity.
- Luxury 21 inch (55 cm) Spanish made board.
Carved from a solid block of exotic rosewood, the 4.25 inch king in this luxury series is one of the finest chess pieces we stock here at the Regency Chess Company.
The imperious size brings with it a weightiness that feels brilliant to play with, an attribute shared by all of the Stretford Knight Chessmen matched perfectly here with our luxury Spanish made board constructed from wooden veneers of graded black anegre, maple and palisander rosewood. The chess pieces reflect beautifully in the high gloss finish.
The weight of the chessmen is complemented by an exquisite level of detail, something we have to thank our craftsmen for. The knight in this luxury chess set is of particular quality, boasting some of the finest hand carvings anywhere in the luxury range.
His flowing mane is obvious in its intricacy, while sharp-eyed connoisseurs will notice the indented neck, a feature that takes extraordinary skill to pull off consistently.
Next to the knight is a thick rook that holds itself superbly on any chess board, with a heavy set appearance suggesting its reliability. With these two chess pieces you can see the contrast that defines these Stretford Knight Rosewood Chessmen.
The bishop seems to combine the nimble intelligence of the knight with the sheer power of the castle, its impenetrable base topped with a delicate, tuliped head.
The queen shares this powerful elegance and is usurped in grandeur only by her authoritative king.