Tree Species and Types of Wood
Sunrise Chess & Games use the following species of wood in the construction of their chess sets (please use the Iwkipedia web links to read further information about the tree species):
Parts of our wooden chess boards use mahogany and wenge veneer.
Weighted Chess Pieces
Chess pieces are weighted with steel. We do not use toxic lead for weighting chess pieces ! Caution !, chess is not suitable for children under three years of age due to the small components which may become a choking hazard if ingested.