Commonly known as German Staunton and can sometimes be called as a Downhead set of chessmen. This set is crafted from blocks of wood with felt placed on every single piece to prevent any damage to the chess board surface. These German Staunton chess pieces are polished to give a natural finish by very skills craftsmen who design some of the worlds most famous and high quality chessmen and chess sets. A Downhead or German Staunton set is commonly characterised by the knight, with running diagonal lines and a closed mouth, almost with a stubborn nature. A staunched rook and engraved bishop give this unique set it’s name. Each piece is weighted to prevent the chessmen from toppling and felted to prevent damage to the chess board surface. Chessgammon has these designs of Staunton chessmen made by the best and most skilled craftsman in Amritsar India.
- Chess Pieces Ebonised: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- Drawstring Velvet Bag
- King Height: 8 cm (3″), King Base: 2.9 cm(1.18″), King Weight: 38 g.
- Pawn Height: 4 cm (1.57″), Pawn Base: 2.4 cm (0.94″), Pawn Weight: 11 g.
Storage Box Size: 24 cm x 15.2 cm x 8.3 cm.
Suitable Board Square Size: 4 cm to 4.5 cm
- 0.9 KG