This package includes our Fierce Knight Staunton Chess Set in African Padauk and Ebony matched with our Padauk and Bird's-eye Maple Molded Chess Board. This eye-catching chess set in african padauk and ebony is the truly the ultimate wood combination creating a stunning contrast of colors. The Fierce Knight has everything you want in a fine Staunton wood chess set. The knight features intricately carved detail and a countenance that gives it the character for which it was named. The eyes, perked ears, mouth, flared nostrils, and jawline blend together to create a unique and magnificent piece. The other pieces have a graceful profile and features that come together to create an overall cohesive design.
The king is 4" tall with a 1.75" wide base and features a traditional formee cross. The pieces are triple-weighted to produce a low-center of gravity and exceptional stability on the chess board. The pieces are padded with thick green baize for a nice cushion when picking up and moving or sliding across the chess board. The pieces are individually hand polished to beautiful luster.
African padauk is one of the most colorful of the exotic woods and is often referred to as blood rosewood. We designed our Padauk and Bird's-eye Maple Chess Board specifically for these chess sets and they look spectacular together. The bird's-eye maple is gorgeous and its' rich golden color is perfect for contrasting with either the ebony or padauk. The black inlay border and molded-edge add an elegant touch to the board and enhances the colors of the padauk and bird's-eye maple even more.
This heirloom quality chess set made from exotic woods is not only a good investment for these times but it will make every chess game all the more enjoyable and is sure to become one of your treasured possessions that will be handed down for generations.
- Ebony & African Padauk
- King Height: 4"
- King Base: 1.75"
- King Weight: 3.6 oz.
- Chess Set Weight: 76 oz.
- 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
- Green Baize Pads
- Chess pieces come packaged in The Chess Store black & gold box
- Material: Padauk & Bird's-eye Maple Veneers over Wood Composite
- Finish: Satin Polyurethane (soft sheen)
- Square Size: 2.125"
- Dimensions: 21.75" x 21.75" x .5"
- Chess board comes with felt pads on bottom
Our Price: $559.00
Sale Price $499.95
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