Chess "Classic" Light Board.

Chess "Classic" Light Board.

Chess Classical on light board is the set created on the basis of reference chess style - Staunton. At production of set the appreciable varieties of tree growing generally in the territory of Russia have been used. Among which there are field oak, ash-tree and light maple. The chessboard is executed in the form of chest in which the individual trellised lodgment under each figure is placed. Chess Classical is good gift to both the experienced chess player, and beginner. Ratio of the size of the field and height of chessmen most conveniently for perception and understanding of game.

History of chess design of Staunton returns back us for two centuries in 1851 when in the run-up to the First International tournament on chess in London, there was need for universal chess clear to players from around the world. The design of chessmen belongs to the gifted London artist Nathanael Cook, but the name Staunton Chess is born in honor of the famous chess master, the historian and the grand master Howard Staunton. Noble figures so were pleasant to it that he has allowed to put the facsimile on boxes with figures. Interesting fact: as prototype of "stauntonovsky" horse with cut on antique manners mane one of the horses represented on the frieze of Parthenon which is stored in the British museum - the Ancient Greek temple decorated with famous Pheidias in the 5th century BC has served

Figures classical
Figures light - ash-tree, matt lacquer
Figures dark - ash-tree tinted, matt lacquer
All with weighting, the bases are glued zamshy.

Chess field - silky matt lacquer
Cage light - maple
Cage dark - to the sapela
Body - array ash-tree
Cover opens and kept in vertical position by loops with the limiter, in cell for each figure, legs of board are glued zamshy.

Box of handmade natural linen

King - height is 12.5 cm diameter of support of 5 cm
Pawn - height is 5.5 cm diameter of support of 3.5 m
Board - width is 51 cm height there are 11 cm cage of 5.5 cm

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  • Brand: Kadun
  • Product Code: RA-KD-123
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,449.00