The Berkeley Chess English Black Cardinal Grand Chess Set

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  • Stone crushed resin chess pieces.
  • Striking cardinal red and cream colouring
  • Superb detail.
  • Matched with stunning Spanish board.

In each era of English history dominant characters and symbols have emerged to illustrate the period. Typically, these are from the worlds of monarchy, military, religion, literature or politics. This beautiful set has been created in a deep cardinal (red) colour, with six such symbols which characterise the evolution of this great country:

King: King Henry VIII
Queen:  Queen Elizabeth I
Bishop: Thomas a Becket
Knight: Sir Francis Drake
Rook:   Norman English Tower
Pawn: English Rose

These classic pieces have been matched with a beautiful black angre and maple board to create a most enviable and breathtaking chess set.

Product Specifications

King Height:  4.5 inches (11.43 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.6 inches (4.06 cm)
King Weight:  120 grams
Pawn Height:  1.75 inches (4.45 cm)
Pawn Weight:  70 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.5 inches (3.81 cm)
Weight:  15.2 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin, Anegre, Maple
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  21.6 inches (54.86 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.7 inches (1.78 cm)
Square Size:  2.2 inches (5.59 cm)