The Authentic Models GR021 Classic Staunton chess set is a detailed replica of an original set promoted by English chess master Howard Staunton in the mid 1800s. The shapes and sizes of these classic pieces have become the standard known as the 'Staunton' set. This chess set from Authentic Models features exquisitely crafted red and ivory pieces. A must-have for any chess enthusiast, the classic Staunton chess set will be an ideal addition any interior with a sophisticated style. This chess set includes game pieces only.