"Staunton" is the name of the chess set style that must be used in official chess competitions.
The Staunton chess set was designed by Nathaniel Cook in 1849 and were promoted by Howard Staunton , an English chess master , through his newspaper column on chess as the best set because of it's design and easily recognized , yet distinctive , individual pieces .
The House of Staunton manufactures the finest chess sets and chess boards. They offer a range of chess sets from luxury wood to standard wood chess boards. They are the largest chess set manufacturer in the world.
Chess sites such as Chess Forums, Chess Central, and Chess USA offer different deals for a range of Staunton Chess sets. The exact best one depends on what one is searching for (personal taste).
H. Staunton has written: 'The Chess tournament'
Staunton Hill was created on 2009-10-06.
Staunton Military Academy was created in 1860.
Staunton State Park was created in 2012.
Tournament quality chess sets are typically in the Staunton style, with a range on the height of the king. There is no standard height and weight of a chess piece.
Staunton River State Park was created in 1936.
Staunton River High School was created in 1964.
Howard Staunton Memorial Tournament was created in 2003.