Checkers (Draughts) and Chess Set - Hand Crafted Wooden Pieces, Board with Storage
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Checkers (Draughts) and Chess Set
Hand Crafted Wooden Pieces, Board with Storage
- A heavy, solid and robust chess and checkers set d that will provide years of enjoyment
- This 13.7” x 13.7” chess and checkers board is made from Birch and Beach wood.
- Beautifully made chess pieces from Hornbeam – lovely color
- All chess pieces are hand crafted in the Carpathian Mountains and makes a lovely gift.
These unique and handsomely designed chess pieces are made of Hornbeam wood that is found in the forests of Europe. Hornbeam (sometimes known as Ironwood) is mostly white and used for intricate and decorative carvings. Sycamore offers a dark brown, smooth textured wood, perfect for the dark pieces. These woods coupled with the craftsmanship of the Carpathian artisans make for some of the finest chess sets available in the marketplace today. The chess pieces have been carefully crafted, lightly weighted and equipped with felt pads on the bottom.
Dark squares are carefully prepared to a beautiful brown color. Lighter squares are left as pale natural wood and are lacquered with perfect finish. Board lines, numbers and letters are near black. The dark playing pieces are stained in the same color as the dark squares on the board. The chess board has a high gloss lacquered finish. Inside the box there is a molded insert of green felt. The box closes with one latch.
As this set is made of wood, it is bound to have naturally occurring variations in color within it. This chess set is uniquely made up to our requirements and includes all quality components. This chess set would make an ideal gift for a family member or friend.
Approximate dimensions of wooden box closed: 13.7 x 6.8 x 1.8 inches. Approximate dimensions of wooden playing board (when box is fully opened): 13.7 x 13.7 x 0.9 inches. Approximate dimensions of one square: 1.4 x 1.4 inch Approximate height: King: 2.5 inches.
Includes the Play Chess - Have Fun! interactive e-book, which expertly bridges the gulf between the simple rules of chess, and how to actually play a strong chess game. So if you want to move beyond merely playing "at" chess, to become a Chess Player, then this is the e-book you need. All of the elements of chess are covered, and no prior understanding of the game is assumed or required.