Staunton Chess Figures

Professional, tournament chess (chess figures) Staunton type are a type of popular chess pieces that are generally used for tournaments and chess events. They gained immense popularity decades ago and have entered the canon of chess figure design. As a rule, they are made of elegantly finished wood, but plastic and even metal figures are […]


Chaturanga (Chaturang) – a board game originating in India, considered the prototype of European chess. It was played by 4 players (the name „chaturanga” means „four troops”) and many of the rules and figures resembled modern chess (e.g., such figures as a king, a horse, a pawn were played). Mat in Chaturanga The so-called mate […]