The Story Behind the Set, highly successful entrepreneur and chess enthusiast Andrew Paulson, and his company agon, have secured the rights to host The World Chess Championship for the next ten years.
This is simply not another Staunton variant, but a unique design.
We are hold stock of this product in our warehouse north of Toronto.
Since joining Pentagram in 1992, Daniel has worked on projects that encompass a combination of product design, packaging, interiors and art direction for a broad range of clients that includes, among others, Swatch, Lego, Krug, Benetton, Tretorn, Superga, Pantone, EMI, Mothercare, coca-Cola, Grey Goose, TSE.It is based on the classic Staunton design, first produced in 1849.Chess Set features the neoclassical, Greek-influenced aspects of the Staunton's design, but with more emphasis on certain details.It will join the ranks of the original Staunton chess set, which has been the standard thus far.Pentagrams leading industrial designer Daniel Weil says: When the initial Staunton set was produced there was great precision since then a disrepair had set.(Federation International DEchecs) and will be used in all major tournaments glary utilities portable apps including the World Championship.In the new Weils design, the pieces conform to the exact height of the Parthenons pediment.The board is a fifty cm platform which has been crafted in Spain from graded Rosewood and Maple.It is available as a regular DGT enabled set as well as a weighted electronic set.Notably, Weil's design of the World Chess Championship.The Designer, aGON has partnered with Pentagram for the design and branding of the World Championship Chess Set.The set is now the official set.I.D.E.Fide introduced its first official 2013 World Chess Championship set.During the Championship match, the set was paired with the electronic DGT board.
The fide set was designed by internationally renowned Pentagram designer and architect Daniel Weil.
The World Chess Championship Board, the perfect complement to the pieces is of course the official World Championship Chess Board, a traditional simple design with the Pentagram icon inlaid on both sides of the board.