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The St. Petersburg 1895 Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 6" King
The St. Petersburg 1895 Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 6" King
The St. Petersburg 1895 Series Luxury Chess Pieces - Natural Boxwood and Genuine Ebony
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"Created to commemorate the last of the celebrated St. Petersburg Tournaments, which was held in 1895, they feature the form, board presence and exquisite craftsmanship of one of the most celebrated turn-of-the-century designs from Jaques of London".

Deluxe Chess Sets is proud to offer the St. Petersburg Series Chess set. It features a 6.0" King with a 1.7" 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. The design of the St. Petersburg Series Chess set embodies the form, board presence and craftsmanship of one of the most celebrated turn-of-the-century designs from Jaques of London. The House of Staunton has recaptured the essence of these magnificent Chessmen and made them available on a very limited basis.

As with all of our Chess sets, the  St. Petersburg Series Chessmen 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 Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is unmatched by any set of Chessmen in its price range. 

The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens. Chessboard/s shown in this listing are for photographic purposes only and are not included with the purchase of these Chessmen.

Specifications
Material Used Wood (Hand Carved) - Natural Boxwood and Genuine Ebony
King Height 6.0" (15.1 cm)
King Base Diameter 1.7" (4.32 cm)
Total Set Weight (For the standard 32 pieces and does not include the 2 Additional Queens) 117 ounces (3.32 kg)
Total Number of Pieces (Includes 2 Additional Queens) 34
Recommended Board Size 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm
Basepad Material Billiard Cloth
Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately.