Boxwood Chess Set | Chess Piece Storage | Weighted Pieces

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French Knight Wooden Chess Set – Black boxwood chess pieces weighted with felted bottoms. Inlaid veneer storage chess board with a lined interior to protect your chessmen.

What makes this chess set unique?

French Knight chess set with black boxwood chess pieces that are weighted and have felt pads. Felted pads prevent damage to the chess board and move smoothly across the playing surface.

The chessmen play on an inlaid veneer storage chess board with lined interior.

What are the dimensions?

Chess Board Dimensions: 16.25” x 16.25” x 2.5”.Board Square Size: 2” squares. Chess King Size: 3.75”. King Base Width: 1.4”

Who is this chess set for?

For the chess player that wants weighted chess pieces, a storage chess board and felted chessmen.

What to learn more about how you can improve your chess skills?

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Why Weighted Chess Pieces?

You have a wide variety of chess pieces and boards to choose from, they may be referred to as weighted, what does that mean and do I want them?

The main advantage of a weighted chess piece is they will not tip over easily like a standard chess piece would, which is desirable when a player is reaching across the chess board to make a move, it would be embarrassing not to mention an inconvenience for both players.

The feel of a weighted chess piece is desired by many players because they are comfortable to the touch and glide smoothly across your chess board.

In the past chessmen were often weighted by placing a steel weight inside, so if they were referred to as triple weighted it meant there were three steel pieces inserted or two if it was double weighted.

The multiple insert practice is no longer used and currently each insert is weighted to equal the standard, double or triple, since there is no standard in terms of chess piece weight it can be subjective.

Regardless a weighted chess piece feels and performs better than plastic chessmen with no weight at all.

Tournament chess players prefer weighted chess pieces and the preferred chess set is the Staunton because it is the standard for tournament play and has requirements that have to be meant put forth by the United States Chess Federation.