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. A wooden chess board veneered with inlaid squares. The darker squares made from Tiger Ebony and lighter squares constructed from Maple. This would make a wonderful Chess Board for your Chess Pieces. A very high quality board made in Spain that can provide many years of use.
We also include a wonderfully veneered chess piece storage box, made from walnut wood. The storage box is large and compatible enough to store pieces as small as 3 Inch to as large as 4 Inch. The storage box is also padded and coated in black velvet felt to prevent any damage to your chess pieces.
- Chess Board
- Chess Pieces Ebonised: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- Storage Box
- Board Size: 50 cm(19.7″) x 50 cm(19.7″) x 1.3 cm(0.5″),
- Square Size: 5 cm x 5 cm.
- King Height: 9.5 cm(3.75″), King Base: 4.1 cm(1.61″) King Weight: 51 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 8.5 cm.