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The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set
The Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set

What's included?

  • 1 Chess board
  • 34 Chessmen
  • 1 Rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Wooden storage box

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The Regency Chess Company Reviews:

Great product quality, delivered on time.

Google ReviewTim VincentReviewed 05/10/2023

Lovely quality set, nicely made with classic weighted pieces. Arrived really promptly and was well packaged. Husband was very happy!

Google ReviewJessica IsaacsReviewed 29/09/2023

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 Highclere Ebony and Walnut Traditional Chess Set


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Product Description

  • Detailed and superbly finished.
  • Crafted from ebony.
  • 3 inch (76 mm) king and broad bases.
  • Weighted and felted.
  • Beautifully crafted in Greece
  • High quality Walnut and Maple veneers.
  • 20 inch board (50 cm).
  • 2 inch playing squares (5 cm).
  • Chess piece case from Greece.

The Highclere Series Ebony Staunton Chess Pieces are highly detailed and superbly finished small chessmen. The design is classic Staunton, with a beautifully carved knight and bishop. Supplied by the same chess workshop that produces some of the world's finest chessmen, the set comprises a 3 inch king and whilst the set is relatively compact in size, there is certainly no compromise in detail or excellence. Each piece is polished by hand, balanced and perfectly weighted and their broad bases are covered with green billiard cloth.

We have matched The Highclere chess men with a superbly presented wooden chess board crafted from quality walnut and maple veneers. Renowned for their expertise in marquetry and backgammon sets, this 19.7 inch board is produced by the reputable family Manopoulous based in Greece and has a delightful old fashioned artisanal feel and look about it.

For when you are ready to tear yourself away from this set, we have added a perfectly constructed chess piece case in laminated dark wenge coloured wood. This superb piece is also crafted by Manopoulos of Greece, so you can rest assured product has been well made by expert craftsmen. The brass colour hinges and the Manopoulos signature brass clasps to keep the lid closed add to the elegance of this box.

This combination of pieces, board and box creates a beautifully traditional and timeless classic chess set for your home.

Please note that when the chessmen are placed in the box it is normal and intentional for them to lay down on top of each other. They are NOT intended to stand up inside the box.

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Product Specifications

King Height:  3 inches (7.62 cm)
King Base Diameter:  1.4 inches (3.56 cm)
King Weight:  35 grams
Pawn Height:  1.75 inches (4.45 cm)
Pawn Weight:  16 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1.1 inches (2.79 cm)
Materials:  Ebony, Boxwood, Walnut, Maple
Number of Queens:  4
Board Size:  20 inches (50.8 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.47 inches (1.19 cm)
Square Size:  1.97 inches (5 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.

Sending as a gift?

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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