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Ulysses Staunton Chess Set in Ebony & Boxwood – 5″ King

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Our new Ulysses is a masterpiece of old world Staunton design reminisscent of Staunton designs back when Ulysses S. Grant, our 18th president, would have played chess in the mid 1800s. This majestic chess set is enormous and heavy with a 5 inch tall king and a 2 inch base. To grasp just how large this chess set is view our photo comparing the Ulysses king to a 3 inch king. It’s noticable to say the least. Made from real ebony and boxwood the pieces are precisely turned, carefully carved, and painstakingly hand polished to a beautiful luster. This is our heaviest wood chess set with a total weight of 145 ounces (approximately 9 pounds). Pieces have thick green baize pads for a soft landing on the chess board. Spare queens are included. This is a limited edition chess set and one of the finest if not the finest traditional Staunton chess set we have ever offered. For the collector or player looking for the one special chess set to setup and leave out, you could not choose a more impressive set!Chess Set Features: Ebony & Boxwood Pieces individually hand polished with solid lacquer and buffing wheel King Height: 4.4″ Base: 2″ Weight: 6.5 oz. Queen Height: 4.25″ Base: 1.9″ Weight 6 oz. Bishop Height: 3.875″ Base: 1.9″ Weight 6 oz. Knight Height: 3.25″ Base: 1.9″ Weight 6 oz. Rook Height: 3.125″ Base: 1.9″ Weight 6 oz. Pawn Height: 2.87″ Base: 1.625″ Weight 3.2 oz. Chess Set Weight: 145 oz. Green Baize Pads Includes 2 Extra Queens Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.375″ – 2.5″ Squares (not included)Save 20% on this chess set by joining our Collectors Club for the price of only $99. Sign up today and we will email you your Collectors Club membership number within 1 business day. From that day on you save 20% on nearly all chess products in our store including sale priced items. You can save the price of the membership in just one purchase or less! Click here to join.

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