Jaques of London

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Staunton pieces designed by Cook for Jaques, 1849.

Jaques of London, formerly known as John Jaques of London and Jaques and Son of London is a long-established family company that manufactures sports and game equipment.


Dating itself from 1795 when Thomas Jaques, a farmer’s son of French Huguenot descent, set up as a "Manufacturer of Ivory, Hardwoods, Bone, and Tunbridge Ware”,[1] the company gained a reputation for publishing games under his grandson John Jaques the younger, in particular:


See also


  1. ^ "About Jaques London"
  2. ^ A Jaques set was used by Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in the 1972 World Chess Championship (Edmonds & Eidinow 2004:163).
  3. ^ "Golf Games Rules". Jaques. Archived from the original on 16 September 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Jaques' Happy Families" Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • Jaques of London's Official site
  • Jaques of London's Official U.S. site & Jaques Of america's Official U.S site
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