What chess pieces are these?

TheSultan31003
manfred_scriba_ms07 wrote:

But since 2017, the HOS has been providing with the Craftsman chess set for all the Sinquefield chess championships.

Link: https://bit.ly/33oMMp5

 

Yes, these are the ones that I saw from 2019.  I'm not sure how I feel about the knights.  I think I favor the Imperial knights more for sure but I definitely love the imperial queens much more.

TheSultan31003

I think this will be the next set I buy and probably the last, at least for a long time.  They will only be used in the house to study or play with people that know how to play well.  Pretty much same as the one you posted, but in the 4.4" King height size.  I will purchase a 2.5" board for home use and study. (The King's base diameter is 2.0")

It took me a long time to decide on which ones I want.

https://www.houseofstaunton.com/the-imperial-collector-series-luxury-chess-pieces-4-4-king.html

manfred_scriba_ms07
TheSultan31003 wrote:

I think this will be the next set I buy and probably the last, at least for a long time.  They will only be used in the house to study or play with people that know how to play well.  Pretty much same as the one you posted, but in the 4.4" King height size.  I will purchase a 2.5" board for home use and study. (The King's base diameter is 2.0")

It took me a long time to decide on which ones I want.

https://www.houseofstaunton.com/the-imperial-collector-series-luxury-chess-pieces-4-4-king.html

 

Brilliant choice. Anyways, what more choice are you considering?

manfred_scriba_ms07
TheSultan31003 wrote:
manfred_scriba_ms07 wrote:

But since 2017, the HOS has been providing with the Craftsman chess set for all the Sinquefield chess championships.

Link: https://bit.ly/33oMMp5

 

Yes, these are the ones that I saw from 2019.  I'm not sure how I feel about the knights.  I think I favor the Imperial knights more for sure but I definitely love the imperial queens much more.

If in any case you want your sets to appreciate in value over the time as well, I'd recommend you to consider this set. Though expensive, it will only add to the value you'd initially invest.

TheSultan31003
manfred_scriba_ms07 wrote:
TheSultan31003 wrote:

I think this will be the next set I buy and probably the last, at least for a long time.  They will only be used in the house to study or play with people that know how to play well.  Pretty much same as the one you posted, but in the 4.4" King height size.  I will purchase a 2.5" board for home use and study. (The King's base diameter is 2.0")

It took me a long time to decide on which ones I want.

https://www.houseofstaunton.com/the-imperial-collector-series-luxury-chess-pieces-4-4-king.html

 

Brilliant choice. Anyways, what more choice are you considering?

I think that's it for now. I already have the fierce knight and the normal collector series as well as the imperial collector series. This last one will probably be the last purchase. 

TheSultan31003

I found these pics when I went to the Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis in 2018 and I think these are the same pieces we have been discussing. 

PatricKnight

Such gorgeous pieces

TheSultan31003

Yes they are. Really robust yet elegant.