Exclusive metal chess S34
Sir Howard Staunton was considered one of the best chess players in the world during the 19th century. The unofficial world champion from 1843–1851. He was involved not only in the practical game of chess. He was also an organizer of chess life, journalist and author of chess textbooks, a recognized theoretician of chess, and the creator of rules regarding the game itself and the way it is played. From 1845, for the next 29 years, he edited the chess column for the Illustrated London News, becoming the most influential chess columnist in the world. In 1847 he published the Chess-Player's Handbook, the most famous of his series of chess books. In 1849, Staunton signed a set of chess pieces designed by Nathaniel Cook and produced by John Jaques. He recommended the pieces in his chess newspaper. Their shape has become the most popular pattern of chess pieces in the world and is still used today in most chess tournaments.
An extremely exclusive product, a beautiful gift. It will be an amazing gift for a chess player or a beautiful decorative element that will give your interior a unique, elegant character.
· 36 x 36 cm chessboard
· King height 6.5 cm
· Set weight: 4.8 kg
· Metal chess
· Figures made of zinc alloy.
· Colors: silvery/gold
· Made of brass
· Colors: Sky blue/antic gold
· Hand painted
· The chess pieces are packed in a beautiful, luxurious wooden box.
· Inside, a carefully made molding for arranging and safe storage of figures.
Manufactured in Greece by the renowned Manopoulos company with several decades of production tradition. Manopoulos chess pieces are recognized all over the world as small works of art.
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