The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Congress Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Congress Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.
Crafted in Spain, The House of Staunton Standard Traditional Wenge/ Maple Wooden Chessboard (2.25" Squares) features Wenge(dark) and Maple (light) squares with a Wenge frame. This veneered Chessboard is 0.5" thick and has a satin finish.
The Premium Chess Box has been designed by the experts at the House of Staunton to perfectly hold your favorite chessmen, up to a 4.4" king height with additional queens. It features brass quadrant hinges, green billiard cloth lining, and a lock and key with tassel. The House of Staunton Logo has been laser engraved in the lid. This item can also be personalized for gift giving.