The Traditional Staunton Chess Pieces are a high-end Staunton style set available at a very affordable price through WSC. They are uniquely stylish in that they come in several color combinations guaranteed to make heads turn at any club or tournament. The set is a hefty 2 lbs 14 ounces.
The noble king stands at 3 ¾ inches tall and carries a traditional cross on his head. There are extra queens, as you would expect with a sets of this quality. These sets have a British style knight. He has his head held high, ears laid back—and teeth bared, and will show no quarter to any opponent. The Traditional Staunton Set plays best on a board with at least 2 inch squares.
Best of all, each set comes with a WSC Cloth Drawstring Chess Bag to store or carry the pieces to and from tournaments. Bag color may vary according to inventory.
- King stands 3¾ inches
- King weighs 2.5 ounces
- 1.75 inch base on king
- Extra Queen of each color
- British style knight
- Cloth drawstring bag included (Bag color may vary according to inventory)
The red pieces in this set are a dark crimson red and may look darker than the photos above. Due to the color and flat finish on the blue and red sets, those pieces have an "antiqued" or played look and will show more scratches than the other colors. If you prefer a glossy piece please purchase the ivory, natural or black pieces.