For over 40 years, WE Games has specialized in high quality and beautiful board games. As a family owned company based in the USA, we enjoy knowing that our games have been bringing people together for over four decades and are passed down from one generation to the next. Welcome to the family!
Deluxe English Style Chess Set in Wooden Case - Felt Storage for Handcarved Pieces & Wooden Board 17 in.
This English wood chess set is simply gorgeous! Includes storage space for the weighted and hand polished Kari and Sheesham wood chessmen. The beauty and fine craftsmanship of this set will be enjoyed for generations! Modern chess was invented in Europe, based on an Arabic game (Shatranj) that was based on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we know and love today. Chess is a game of infinite variations and possibly the most challenging strategy game ever created, it has lasted through the centuries and is played in every corner of the world.
English Staunton style chess pieces are weighted & handpolished - crafted from sheesham & kari wood
King measures 3.5 in. with 1.63 in. diameter base - pieces collectively weigh 2.4 lbs.
Beautiful wooden board holds the pieces inside with antique style latch closure
Board measures 17.43 x 17.43 x 2.5 in. with 1.75 in. squares