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. The board comes with a solid wood storage box to keep your pieces safe and sound. Not to forget the smooth polish to the playing surface.
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. Each piece has been finished with great attention to detail. 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 engaraved bishop give this unique set it’s name. 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
- Boxwood Storage Box
- Chess pieces are not weighted.
- 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.