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The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag
The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag
The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag
The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag
The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag
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What's included?

  • 32 Chess Men
  • 1 Chess Board
  • Two Year Warranty
  • Chess Rules Booklet

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The Regency Chess Company Reviews:

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

Beautiful chess set. Outstanding customer service.

Google ReviewGianmaria MazzaracchioReviewed 23/10/2023

We ordered a travel chess set for our Grandson's birthday present to be sent direct to him. We were kept informed of delivery progress and it arrived - as hoped - the day before his birthday. Apparently it is as good as it appeared on the website and he is absolutely thrilled with it.

Google ReviewBarneyReviewed 02/10/2023

The Down Head Black Mahogany Compact Chess Set with bag

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Product Description

  • Strong and robust.
  • 3 inch (7.62 mm) king.
  • Weighted, felted bases.
  • Beautifully crafted board from Greece
  • High-quality Mahogany and Birch veneers.
  • 15.75 inch with 1.57 inch playing squares.
  • Fabric bag for chess piece storage.
  • Great quality and value for money.

Crafted from selected boxwood, this set of chess pieces offers remarkable quality for the price. As each piece is constructed from one section of wood, subsequently they are strong and robust. This process ensures that every chess piece in this set will last for generations rather than just a few years.

Despite their great price, all of the Down Head Knight range is crafted and finished to an excellent standard. Each piece has been hand-polished to a medium gloss finish, to create an excellent but not overstated shine. The black pieces are ebonised boxwood: a process that creates the look of real ebony and further strengthens and preserves the wood.

This popular range of chess men are also available in other sizes and woods.

We have chosen a board from a company renowned for its expertise in marquetry and backgammon sets. This board is produced by the reputable family Manopoulos based in Greece and is a superbly presented wooden chess board that represents great value for money. Quality mahogany and birch veneers along with master craftsmanship have produced a board with an old-fashioned artisanal feel and look about it. A perfect playing area for our 3.25 Down Head Ebonised Chess Men.

If you can bear to put the pieces away, we have also provided a quality fabric chess bag in a rich burgundy colour. The top of the bag has metal eyelets and a pull cord which pulls tight, sealing the chess pieces inside, protecting them whilst not in use.

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Product Specifications

King Height:  3 inches (7.62 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.25 inches (3.18 cm)
King Weight:  39.4 grams
Pawn Height:  1.4 inches (3.56 cm)
Pawn Weight:  13.4 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  0.9 inches (2.29 cm)
Materials:  Boxwood, Ebonised Boxwood, Mahogany, Birch, Fabric
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  15.75 inches (40.01 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.5 inches (1.27 cm)
Square Size:  1.57 inches (3.99 cm)

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.

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