The Berkeley Chess Elizabethan Russet and Palisander Grand Chess Set

The Berkeley Chess Elizabethan Russet and Palisander Grand Chess Set

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  • Beautifully crafted in the UK.
  • Stunning attention to detail.
  • Imposing 5 inch King.
  • Solid crushed stone resin pieces.
  • Deep brown and cream colouring.
  • Deluxe Spanish Palisander and Maple Board.
The glory of Elizabethan England is commemorated perfectly in this stunning UK-made chess set. The set comes paired with a deluxe Palisander and Maple Deluxe Chess Board.

The reign of Queen Elizabeth The First was a time of profound economic growth and empirical expansion for England. ‘The Virgin Queen’ as Elizabeth was known (for refusing to dilute her authority through marriage), brought England forward into a new era now associated with icons such as William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh and Sir Francis Drake.

This intricately crafted set of pieces has been cast from heavy crushed stone resin and finished with a deep, rich Russet Brown and Palisander Cream colouring.

The King: Lord Burghley – Sir William Cecil, The Queen’s Chief Advisor
The Queen: Elizabeth I
The Bishop: Matthew Parker – Archbishop of Canterbury
The Knight: Sir Walter Raleigh
The Rook: White Tower of The Tower of London
The Pawn: Ships of the English Fleet

Product Specifications

King Height:  5 inches (12.7 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.8 inches (4.57 cm)
King Weight:  140 grams
Pawn Height:  3.25 inches (8.26 cm)
Pawn Weight:  80 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.75 inches (4.45 cm)
Weight:  18.96 kg
Materials:  Crushed Stone Resin, Palisander, Maple
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  23.6 inches (59.94 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.6 inches (1.52 cm)
Square Size:  2.36 inches (5.99 cm)