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The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set
Contents
  • What's included?
  • 1 Chess board
  • 32 Chessmen
  • 1 Rules booklet
  • Two year warranty
  • Isle of Lewis booklet
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The Isle Of Lewis Walnut and Maple Chess Set

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Product Description

This superb chess set combines the legendary Isle of Lewis chessmen with our European walnut chess board. The chessmen are a precise reproduction of the original Isle of Lewis chessmen, made in Great Britain and brought to you by the National Museum, Scotland. They have been produced from laser scans of the original pieces that are stored and cared for by the museum. The Lewis chess pieces have become an iconic legend and remain one of the most famous and original designs of chess piece.

It is said that the chessmen originated from Norway but certainly remained undiscovered for hundreds of years. It wasn’t until 1831 that they were found near the sea on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Some have argued that the figures were actually intended for a different game and plenty of discussion rages on the intended purpose of the pieces. Despite the arguments and opinions they are now firmly accepted as being chessmen in the conventional sense. The original pieces remain in the United Kingdom and are on display for all to see. These precise reproductions give you a chance to own a piece of history and enjoy a game of chess in the presence of their majesty and splendor.

A large, top quality chess set that you will want to proudly display.

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:  3.25 inches (8.26 cm)
King Base Diameter:  2 inches (5.08 cm)
King Weight:  129.9 grams
Pawn Height:  1.5 inches (3.81 cm)
Pawn Weight:  20.2 grams
Pawn Base Diameter:  1 inch (2.54 cm)
Weight:  4.6 kg
Materials:  Poly Resin, Walnut, Maple
Number of Queens:  2
Board Size:  21.7 inches (55.12 cm)
Board Thickness:  0.6 inches (1.52 cm)
Square Size:  2.3 inches (5.84 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 will also result in colour and burl variation.

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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.

Product Reviews

"High quality, perfect for an amazing gift."

P Pineau, 29th May 2021

"Just excellent, thanks!"

C Ohnesorge, 22nd August 2020

"A beautiful chess set, very well made and looks stunning"

M Thomson, 24th October 2017


Current Reviews: 3