Mark of Westminster Chess Pieces are of perfection in wood staunton chess piece design. The premier chess pieces by Mark Of Westminster is known for their heirloom quality. Each chess set is exclusive, with a printed certificate of authenticity that serves as a lifetime warranty for natural defect. Each chess piece is hand-carved, has leather-bottoms, extra queens, and the signature Mark of Westminster Logo beneath the king.
The Legionnaires style is one of the most traditional, classic designs for chess pieces for any chess player. These chess pieces are Ebonywood and Boxwood, which can fit virtually any board color, but Walnut, Teak, Wengue, and Ebonized chess boards are most popular.
Ebonywood Chess Pieces are the prize choice of many chess enthusiast. The purest ebony has little grain, and is jet black in color. Ebony is an extremely rare and hard wood, and is often seen in heirloom quality chess pieces.
Boxwood Chess Pieces are the near universal standard for ‘white’ chess pieces in hand-carved sets. It is a fairly easy wood to work with, and shows off good detail.
King Height 3-1/4″
King Base 1-3/8″
Queen Height 2-7/8″
Bishop Height 2-1/2″
Knight Height 2-1/2″
Rook Height 1-7/8″
Pawn Height 1-7/8″
Chess Set Weight 1.lb 9oz.
Chess pieces hand-carved in India.