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NEW Release 46cm (18") Backgammon, Checkers and French/Classic Staunton Chess Set with 82mm King includes a Folding Chess Board/Backgammon Case
Our New Release "French/Classic Staunton Chess set" complete with a folding Chess board/Backgammon box combination presentation case.
The Chess pieces have a traditional Staunton design, made from premium grade Golden Rosewood & Boxwood, beautifully designed and hand crafted to standards beyond what you will normally find in other Chess sets in this price range.
It is a very close replica of a Chess set once produced by the Lardy Company in France. The design continues to be extremely popular with Chess players as they are a simple yet elegant interpretation of the Classic Staunton Chess set used especially in tournament chess sets.
This Chess set has a 82mm (3.25") tall king, Chess pieces are the "Largest chess pieces of any set in this range", they allheavy weighted, have luxurious billiard cloth base pads and hand polished to a standard you usually expect to see on a much more expensive chess sets.
The 3 in 1 Set also includes a Bonus Billiard Green Cloth Pouch with Tie Cord (RRP $9.95) to hold your Chess pieces (Black & White Chess Pieces for illustration purposes only).
The included master crafted wood inlaid folding Chess Board/Backgammon box combination is made from premium grade Golden Rosewood and White Maple. The case interior is used for Backgammon play and also for storage of the Chess pieces, Backgammon chips (discs) and dice. The Chess board/box when fully open measures 46cm x 46cm (18" x 18") with a gloss finish, this provides for a robust playing surface and is beautifully finished off with an Ebony Wood border. The high quality woods used in these Chess/Backgammon boards provide an awesome appearance.
As with all of our Chess sets, the French/Classic Staunton Chess & Backgammon Set combination 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 The Chess Store Australia chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any 3-in-1-set combination in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
A French Classic by Design for the Sophisticated Chess & Backgammon Player
The design, quality, workmanship and finish of each piece are superb in every detail and is truly impressive for a 3-in-1-set in this great value price range.
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Backgammon Board Setup
- Points 1 through 6: your home board.
- Points 7 through 12: your outer board.
- Points 13 through 18: your opponent's outer board.
- Points 19 through 24: your opponent's home board.
- Point no. 7 is called the bar point.
- Point no. 13 is called the mid-point.
Players move in opposing directions. For example, the player with the black checkers moves anti-clockwise, while the player with the white checkers moves clockwise.
Hazard Warning: NOT suitable for children under age of 6, as it contains small parts that could be swallowed. Please supervise young children in the interest of their safety.