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Luxury Chess Piece Manufacturer, The House of Staunton, Talks about their Battle-Inspired Pieces

  (December 26, 2017)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chess set supplier, The House of Staunton, shares details about five of their popular and unique battle-inspired chess sets and pieces. 

1.    American Revolutionary War Chess Pieces

The beautifully crafted chess pieces in the American Revolutionary War set bring key players from the American Revolution to life. Chess fans and history buffs can enjoy reliving major battles from the time period in their living room. Talented artists and sculptors spent hours creating the rich detail featured in these pieces so chess players could have their chance to relive history.



2.    American Civil War Hand-Painted Chess Pieces

The American Civil War Chess set is a popular chess set. Each piece represents a famous person from the War. The life-like detail seen in each chess piece brings the chessmen to life. A variety of details were perfected, including the color of the uniforms and the facial expressions of the people the pieces represent. Recreate the battles of the American Civil War in your study, with General Robert E. Lee leading the South and General Ulysses S. Grant leading the North.

3.    Battle of Bannockburn

The Battle of Bannockburn chess set represents the conflict between Scotland and England, a conflict that has since been made into what is, arguably, one of the most famous movies ever made. Each hand-painted chess piece brings the battle to life. Players can enjoy being part of history as they battle one another. The Battle of Bannockburn was the climax of the conflict between Scotland and England. The Scottish prepared for this battle by the burn, a small stream at Bannock. 

4.    Battle of Trafalgar

The Battle of Trafalgar chess set captures the conflict that France and Spain had with Britain. The Battle of Trafalgar is a famous naval battle fought against the British off the coast of Spain. It was at this time that Napoleon abandoned his plan to invade England. Chess pieces represent key figures from the battle, and offer naval buffs a chance to change the course of history—at least in their den.

5.    Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings chess set is another popular set. This themed set has been a favorite since it was introduced in brown and ivory finish. It retains its original amazing attention to detail and brings the Battle of Hastings—a battle fought between England and the Norman Army in 1066—to life.

About The House of Staunton: The House of Staunton is an American locally owned and operated small business. For over 27 years, they have manufactured the world's finest chess equipment. They sell a wide variety of chess sets, chess boards, and chess boxes, and are the equipment provider for top chess tournaments worldwide. Their chess sets are featured in numerous movies and television shows as well as on book covers and in print ads!

Media Contact: Shawn P. Sullivan, The House of Staunton, Inc., 256.858.8070, shawn@houseofstaunton.com

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