About The John Jaques Company and The Staunton Chessmen

Introduction This page about The John Jaques Company contains articles and images which relate to the history the Jaques company and the Staunton Chessmen. Here you will find articles and images about the Jaques company, along with the design of the revolutionary new Staunton Chessmen design, the relationship between Nathaniel Cooke and the Jaques family, and a little insight into Howard Staunton, the man and the Chess player. The John Jaques Company, formerly located in London, is the oldest games company and sports manufacturer in the world. They have been manufacturing chess sets…

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