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Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches
Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches

What's included?

  • 34 Chessmen
  • 1 Rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Cleaning Cloth

Great product quality, delivered on time.

Google ReviewTim VincentReviewed 05/10/2023

First of all, the chess set is fantastic for the price. The board is beautiful and the pieces are lovely. This is exactly the size I wanted. The chess set arrived quickly and the package was perfectly done. I'll definitely make another order with Regency Chess!

Google ReviewAubin TReviewed 22/09/2023

Second time I've used this company and would be my first choice again. The small set I bought for training was high quality, with perfectly weighted pieces. Delivery was prompt and the set was well packaged.

Google ReviewMatthew HarperReviewed 08/10/2023

Old English Elite Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces 3.5 inches

The last day for guaranteed Christmas delivery to the UK was Tuesday 15th December.

Please be aware that orders placed now are not guaranteed for pre-Christmas delivery (we will however do our best).


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Product Description

  • Classic staunton design.
  • Outstanding quality.
  • 3.5 inch (89 mm) king.
  • 2 additional queens
  • Weighted for perfect balance.
  • Bases covered with billiard cloth.
  • Certificate of authenticity.
  • Perfect for a 20 inch (50 cm) board.
The Old English Elite Staunton chessmen are by far one the finest examples of Staunton chessmen available. The design is classic vintage Staunton with every element taking its cue from the Victorian era sets that have become legendary. What is most striking is how the shanks are so perfectly curved and nicely pinched in the centre; this, combined with the broad bases, results in the amazing proportion that these pieces exhibit with each element fitting perfectly within the set. The pieces are of course weighted in their bases and exhibit superb balance. The uniformity of the chessmen is outstanding, you can line up all four knights and it's virtually impossible to see any difference between them. In order to achieve this only one knight carver is used to make all the knights. Consequently these chessmen are produced in very limited numbers, in batches of just five sets at a time.

The chessmen are made from the highest grade black ebony and clean grained boxwood. The value of ebony continues to rise as it becomes more and more scarce, making these chessmen an excellent investment opportunity. They have been expertly finished and polished to a natural shine. No lacquer is used to create this amazing finish, it's the hand polishing of the dense hard woods that have created such an immaculate finish, something you won't find in inferior sets. Each set is uniquely numbered and certified as a genuine Regency Chess Company product. These stunning chessmen represent the finest quality available and will sit perfectly upon a 20 inch (50 cm) chess board.
This luxury set includes 4 queens
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Product Specifications

King Height:  3.5 inches (8.89 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.7 inches (4.32 cm)
King Weight:  63.6 grams
Pawn Height:  1.8 inches (4.57 cm)
Pawn Weight:  19.4 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.15 inches (2.92 cm)
Weight:  1 kg
Materials:  Ebony, Boxwood
Number of Queens:  4

Please note that due to wood being a natural and therefore inconsistent material, weights are approximate and won't be exact. Please also be aware that this may result in colour and burl variation, and the design and precise specification of these pieces may be subject to small variations due to their handcrafted nature

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We send out all of our orders in plain packaging and without an invoice or receipt, so you can feel confident sending our products as a gift directly to the lucky recipient.

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Product Reviews

"This pieces are so beutiful and perfectly weighted, I think my ELO has just gone up."

S Walsh, 15th February 2018

"having played chess for many years i always wanted a highend set of chessmen but never really saw what i wanted untill i came across the regency chess website having spent a considerable time studying all the options i decided on the \"old english elite series ebony 3.5\" and i can honestly say they are everything regency chess say they are and more, even after a small accident with my certificate of authenticity they were more than happy to send a replacement at a small charge that i was happy to pay, highly recomended and considering my next purchase."

C Watts, 13th January 2015

"Dear Julian, Having spent much time considering and comparing chess pieces (not having purchased a set for more than 30 years) I settled on your ‘Old English Elite’ set. I am absolutely delighted with every aspect of this superb chess set. The style and workmanship are first class, a delight to play with and hugely tactile. It has also been such a pleasure to deal with a company that so stands out from the run of the mill, acting with courtesy and professionalism from start to finish. Highly recommended, thank you. Jonathan Kelly"

J Kelly, 8th July 2009

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