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The Empire Series Wooden Chess Pieces in Ebony & Box Wood - 4.0" King

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Material: Ebony Wood (Diospyros ebenum)/ Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)

Dimensions:   King Height - 4.0" (100 mm)    
                        King Base - 1.73" (44 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.24" (57 mm)    
                        Pawn Base - 1.30" (33 mm)

You're getting: 34 pieces (2 extra Queens included); Board and Storage Box is not included

Weight : 1540 grams approx. (54.32 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.

Recommended Board Size
: 2"/50 mm sq.

: FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More 

:  Taxes/Customs charges are included.

Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King  4.0"(100 mm)
1.73" (44 mm)
Queen 3.43"(87 mm) 1.65" (42 mm)
Bishop 2.99"(76 mm) 1.50" (38 mm)
Knight 2.99"(76 mm) 1.50" (38 mm)
Rook 2.68"(68 mm) 1.54" (39 mm)
Pawn   2.24"(57 mm)  1.30" (33 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1540 grams approx. (54.32 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebony Wood
Light Pieces Box Wood
Recommended Board Size 2"/50 mm sq.

Features: The Empire Series weighted chess pieces offers a 4.0" King with a diameter of 1.7" and all chess pieces are Triple Weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. Each of the chess pieces have green felt base pad on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made of Ebony Wood and the lighter chess pieces are made of Boxwood.

Design & Build Quality : All of the chess pieces bases have hand-selected green felt that feels luxurious & also provides for better stability. The green felt base pad precisely envelops the base of each chessmen. The green felt base pad also helps to protect the finish & surface of the chess board from scratches, which is why we crafted it as passionately as we did. The chess pieces are beautifully crafted in ebony wood & boxwood. Ebony wood will give you luxurious touch & premium feel in your hand. We use high quality Buff polish on each of our chess pieces. 

The design, quality and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is unmatched by any other chess set in its class. No other chess set even comes close to The Empire Series. Anything that doesn’t add value has been stripped away. So the focus is on what matters most. And it resulted in an extraordinary chess set. Buff Polish makes sure The Empire Series doesn't look like any $50 chess set in real life. Through a commitment to craftsmanship we have created this superior finish. The result is a truly seamless design in which every detail has been carefully considered.

 Why The Empire Series?

Heart's Desire : Each piece of The Empire Series is a true value for the money. The chess pieces are hand-weighted, hand-polished and have leather base pads applied by the artisan himself, a very detailed and time-consuming process. We still weren’t satisfied. So we considered enhancing it. We identified a key way in which we could in order to ensure that each chess set that bears his name is as close to perfect as possible. Within the market, The Empire Series value for money chess sets have pieces that have been weighted with the most advanced weighting system technique. This technique allows us to achieve the same level of weighting with a minimum amount of material, thus eliminating the possibility of cracks.

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.

Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant


Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or customs duty after your payment at chessbazaar.com. Know More

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Customer Reviews
Excellent and beautiful chess set. Review by RB
Very pleased with this set and with the service from Chessbazaar. Unfortunately, one small defect, one white rook has left over shavings between the castellations and these will need to be removed. (Posted on 12/2/2017)
AWSOME Review by Frank
These pieces are AWSOME. Packaged arrived SUPER fast, and everything was packaged really well. Customer service has been A+. The set seems REALLY well made and the price was perfect. Now, the hard part is do I like the rooks better than the bishops, or the bishops better than the rooks..........hmmm. (Posted on 5/25/2015)
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