Exclusive, large classic metal chess Stauton, 36 x 36 cm
Sir Howard Staunton was considered one of the best chess players in the world during the 19th century. Unofficial world champion from 1843–1851. He was involved not only in the practical game of chess. He was also an organizer of chess life, a journalist and author of chess textbooks, a recognized theoretician of the chess game and the creator of rules regarding the game itself and the way it is played. From 1845, for the next 29 years, he edited the chess column for the Illustrated London News, becoming the most influential chess columnist in the world. In 1847 he published the Chess-Player's Handbook, the most famous of his series of chess books. In 1849, Staunton signed a set of chess pieces designed by Nathaniel Cook and produced by John Jaques. He recommended the pieces in his chess newspaper. Their shape has become the most popular pattern of chess pieces in the world, and is still used today in most chess tournaments. The chess pieces and the chessboard were made with care to maintain the highest quality. An extremely exclusive product, a beautiful gift. A gift for a chess player, a beautiful decorative element. Manufactured in Greece by the renowned Manopoulos company with several decades of production tradition. Manopoulos chess pieces are recognized all over the world as small works of art.
The gadget at a glance:
- exclusive Stauton chess
- chessboard dimensions: 36x36 cm
- chessboard made of brass, figures made of zinc alloy
- chess pieces are packed in a beautiful, luxurious, wooden box, inside a carefully made molding for arranging and safe storage of figures.
- made in Greece (Manopoulos company)
- weight 4.8 kg
- the height of the king 6.5 cm
- top-class hand finishing.
- a unique gift for a fan of the game
Product dimensions: 42 x 42 x 7 cm
Product weight: 4.8 kg
Minimum order: 1 piece Stand / display: none
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 12 May, 2022.