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The NEW Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.0" King

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    The NEW Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.0" King
    The NEW Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.0" King

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    "Crafted to capture in spirit the exquisite style and proportions of the Staunton pattern Chess sets produced during the 1920s, this elegant Chess set features one of the finest Knight designs ever produced."

    The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Capablanca Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 4.0" King with a 1.8" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Kings feature english leather embossed with Frank Camaratta's signature. The other chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth and a beautiful finish. The design of the Capablanca Series Chess set captures the exquisite design and proportions of the Staunton Chess Sets produced during the 1920s, which is widely regarded as the Golden Age of Chess The distinctive features of this set are its slender, elegant form and its superbly carved Knight design. The Capablanca Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in an heirloom quality Chess set that follows classical Staunton proportions, but at the same time has a very elegant and distinctive appearance.

    As with all of our Chess sets, the Capablanca Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

    The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.

     

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    ISBN Does not apply
    Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately
    Material(s) Antiqued Boxwood, Ebonized Boxwood, Genuine Ebony, Natural Boxwood
    King Height 4.0'' inch / 10.16 cm
    King Base Diameter 1.8'' inch / 4.57 cm
    Recommended Chess Board Size 2.375" inch / 6.0 cm
    Basepad Material The Kings Feature English Leather Embossed with Frank Camaratta Signature™
    Median Set Weight 51.7 ounces
    Total Number of Pieces 34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)
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    The NEW Capablanca Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.0" King