Berkeley Chess - Elizabethan Chess Set - Ivory and Red (BC3010)
Made in England by Berkeley Chess. Made in crushed marble and heavily weighed in Ivory and RED, this Berkeley chess set is portraying the key characters surrounding the crucial English period of the reign of 16th Century Queen Elizabeth I. The King is Lord Burghley, the Queen is obviously Queen Elizabeth I. The Bishop is Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury. The Knight is Sir Walter Raleigh. The Rook is the Tower of London, and the Pawns are Ships of the English fleet.
Berkeley Chess Ltd has quickly become the leader in themed chess designs, because of trhe quality of weighting, coloring and finish.