The Reykjavik Staunton Chess Series can commonly be called the Bobby Fischer or Jacob Knight or even the Jacques Staunton Series. This particular set of chess pieces has a range of different names depending on the chess store you will tend to shop at. The term Reykjavik series often takes after this particular name due to the infamous chess tournament held in 1972 Iceland. This tournament was held between 2 chess masters in Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, the former of course came our victorious in this final championship. This particular final is recorded in history as potentially one of the best. The term Jacques staunton is famous for this particular pieces as the Jacques of London initially introduced this particular set of chess pieces. Indeed now all of these staunton chess pieces are reproductions of the design. These chess pieces are manufactured by highly skilled artisans based in Amritsar India, Each piece is carefully carved and crafted by these skilled artisans from solid blocks of wood, not to forget each piece is heavily weighted to provide a comfortable and stable game chess. All pieces are layered with a soft green felt to prevent any damages to your chess board.
We also include a perfect Rootwood chess pieces box with a silver metal clasp. The chess box comes in a wonderful colour and shape, each box comes a velvet felt on the base. A very heavy duty box able to contain chess pieces of up-to 4.25″ comfortably. The box is crafted in a way to comfort the pieces with a black velvet felt as the inner lining. Both sides of the box crafted with silver hinges on the upper corners carefully sunk into the wood and preventing the lid folding beyond the right angle.
- Chess Pieces Sheesham: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- King Height: 10.5 cm(4.13″), King Base: 4 cm(1.57″) King Weight: 63 g
- Pawn Height: 4.9 cm(1.92″), Pawn Base: 2.9 cm(1.14″), Pawn Weight: 26 g.
- Storage Box Size: 24 cm x 15 cm x 8.3 cm.
- Suitable Board Square Size: 5 cm to 5.5 cm
- 2.5 KG