Parker Staunton Chess Set in Ebonized Boxwood - 3.25" King
Item #: PSB325
Manufacturer: The Chess Store
Mfg ID: PSB325
From our Staunton by Design Collection, the Parker offers tremendous value with a level of detail and quality you will not find on other chess sets in this price range. It has a classic style with handsome knights that have the look and feel of the older Jaques designs. A wonderful set for a casual game of chess.
- Ebonized Boxwood & Boxwood
- Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel
- King Height: 3.25"
- King Base: 1.3"
- King Weight: 1.5 oz.
- Chess Set Weight: 32 oz.
- 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion
- Green Billiard Cloth Pads
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 1.75" - 2" Squares (chessboard is not included)
|pl of seattle
|The perfect mid-sized set. For me, it has the winning combination of: classic Knight; sharp, upright Queen's crown; the teardrop-shaped (dare I say, sexy?) Bishop's hat; and the tall, sharp parapets on the Rook. The Knight found in most sets is either ridiculous looking or overly stylized into blandness. The Parker Knight is in the perfect sweet spot. Nice weight and silky finish, as you'd expect. Works great on a 2 inch board. I put mine on a Ferrer notated board (search for MYN50JF). I'll p...