nMarvels of grace, balance, beauty and simplicity in tournament. This classic staunton chess set that established a worldwide standard using since the mid-19th C. Study the King’s crown and Queen’s coronet, details of bishops and rooks, knights models after marble stallion heads from the Parthenon, on down to the diminutive pawn. Admire the simple, yet elegant contours. Well-weighted. Shaped to hold, to touch, to admire. To be gaze at in unwavering and total concentration.