This is a beautifully hand crafted inlaid wooden Sheesham Flat Board chess set. A wonderful chess set made in India. The pieces of the set are made of wood and have been delicately hand crafted with precision in intricate dexterity. Each piece is intricately carved with manual dexterity. We include a high quality chess storage box in mahogany wood to keep your chessmen safe and sound.
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 also heavily weighted to prevent the pieces toppling over, followed by this craftsmen apply felt to each piece to protect the playing surface. Chessgammon has these designs of Staunton chessmen made by the best and most skilled craftsman in Amritsar India.
- Chess Board
- 16 Chess pieces Sheesham
- 16 Chess pieces Boxwood
- Chess Storage Box
- Board Size: 40.5 cm x 40.5 cm x 2 cm
- Storage Box: 19 cm x 15 cm x 5.5 cm
- Playing Surface: 34.5 cm x 34.5 cm
- Square Size: 4.3 cm x 4.3 cm
- 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.