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Cyrus Staunton Deluxe Chess Set Package in African Padauk & Boxwood with Maple Solid Wood Chess Board- 4.4″ King

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Our magnificent new Cyrus Staunton is a large club size chess set with unique and elegant features extending Staunton design well beyond the ordinary. This beautiful Staunton chess set is named for Cyrus the Great, King of the Persian Empire that conquered both the Median and Babylonian empires. Cyrus was one of the great military strategists of all time and we think an appropriate name with which to honor this chess set. All of the pieces are unique in their shape and have detail unlike any other Staunton chess set. The knight is artistically designed with elegant and intricate features that are meticulously hand carved including the eyes, nostrils, mouth, teeth and a flared mane which creates movement. The king is 4.4″ tall and features an ornate finial that is unique from any chess set in our collection. The lathe work is extraordinary with compound collars and graceful precisely turned into the base of each piece. The pawns are extra-large making them easy to handle during your game. The pieces are heavily weighted with green baize pads for a soft and cushioned feel on the chess board. Pieces are hand carved from African Padauk, a simply stunning, rich red-orange color and light amber color boxwood; each wood polished to a beautiful luster. African Padauk is commonly referred to as blood rosewood. Our African Padauk and Maple Mission Craft Solid Wood Chess Board is simplistically beautiful and profoundly designed. It’s nothing less than a fine piece of handcrafted furniture and is the perfect surface for both playing and displaying your treasured chess set. Made from solid African padauk and maple, it has 2 1/2″ squares and measures 23 7/8″ x 23 7/8″ x 1 3/8″ tall. When this board is combined with the Cyrus Staunton chess set, together they are nothing less than a true piece of art. Whether you are a collector or looking for a very special chess set and board, we know you will be thoroughly pleased when you select the Deluxe Cyrus Staunton! Chess Pieces: Genuine African Padauk & Boxwood Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel King Height: 4.4″ King Base: 1.875″ King Weight: 4.2 oz. Chess Set Weight: 88 oz. 2 spare queens are included for pawn promotion Green Baize Cloth Pads Introduced June 2013 Chess Board: Material: Solid African Padauk & Maple Finish: Polyurethane Semi-gloss Square Size: 2.5″ Overall Dimensions: 23.875″ x 23.875″ x 1.375″ thick Weight: 15 lbs

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