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The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set
Contents
  • What's included?
  • 1 Chess board
  • 34 Chessmen
  • 1 Rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Cleaning Cloth
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The Harrwitz Ebony and Anegre Luxury Staunton Chess Set

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

  • Traditional and unique chessmen.
  • Hand turned and carved woods.
  • Exotic ebony and antiqued boxwood pieces.
  • 3.5 inch (89 mm) king.
  • Two additional queens.
  • Weighted and felted.
  • Crown markings.
  • Board beautifully crafted in Spain.
  • High quality Black Anegre and Maple.
  • High gloss finish to board.
  • 19.7 inch board.
  • 1.9 inch playing squares.


  • Unique, yet still very traditional are the Harrwitz Ebony and Antiqued Chess Men. As with their ebonised cousins, each Harrwitz chess piece is painstakingly turned then expertly carved from high quality woods, to create this exceptional set of luxury reproduction chess men.

    The darker pieces are solid ebony and as such makes this set of chessmen something of an investment. The light pieces have been antiqued to give this unique look and stunning combination. Both sides boast a very professional finish, whilst also further protecting the wood. Without doubt, this superb set of chess men will last for many years - making for a great family heirloom, perhaps.

    The King at 3.5 inches (89 mm) along all the pieces are weighted and have a base layer of felt to ensure your board is protected.

    As with the ebonized pieces, these ebony reproduction pieces also bear the original markings of the kings crown on 1 black knight, 1 black rook, 1 white knight and 1 white rook and, as we know, these pieces will sit on the Kings flank. This was a practical innovation to identify their position on the King’s side of the board. This is because, in descriptive chess notation, the rooks and knights were often referred to as being the ‘queens knight, or the ‘king’s rook’.

    The name Harrwitz is in memory of Daniel Harrwitz born in Germany in 1821. An established chess player during his time, he was renowned for his reputation (especially in Paris) as a player of blindfold games. He competed against the likes of Howard Staunton, Adolf Anderssen and Paul Morphy during his time. He withdrew during his game with Morphy with a claim of ill health and subsequently retired. He passed away in 1884 at the age of just 62.

    New and exclusive to the Regency Chess Company, this Luxury chess board has a high gloss finish and is constructed from wooden veneers of graded black anegre and Maple wood, perfectly suited for the Harrwitz series chess pieces.

    The chess board in this set has been expertly crafted by Rechapados Ferrer in Spain using precision laser cutting techniques and stunning wooden veneers combined with expert lacquering and finishing. The underside of the board is finished in a satin veneer that is a different colour from the playing surface of the board. The veneers used for the underside may vary in colour from batch to batch.

Product Specifications

King Height:  3.5 inches (8.89 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.6 inches (4.06 cm)
King Weight:  70 grams
Pawn Height:  2 inches (5.08 cm)
Pawn Weight:  20 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.25 inches (3.18 cm)
Materials:  Ebony, Boxwood, Anegre, Maple
Number of Queens:  4
Board Size:  19.7 inches (50.04 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.7 inches (1.78 cm)
Square Size:  1.9 inches (4.83 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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