This beautiful brass and nickel chess set from Manopoulos is based on the Greek and Roman cultures and their military conquests. The pawns are represented by row of archers from which this chess set has its name. Chess pieces are hand-cast in solid zinc and then brass and nickel plated. Chess pieces are then lacquered to keep the lustrous finish from ever tarnishing. This chess set is also available in complete chess set package includes the Manopoulos chess board and wood case for storage.