Large beautifully hand crafted inlaid wooden Sheesham Flat Board chess set. A wonderful chess set made in India. The pieces of the set are made of wood and have been delicately hand crafted with precision in intricate dexterity. Each piece is intricately carved with manual dexterity. We include a high quality chess storage box in ebonised wood to keep your chessmen safe and sound. This chess box is lined with black felt and comes with two compartments.
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 out 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.
- Chess Board
- 16 Chess pieces Ebonised
- 16 Chess pieces Boxwood
- Chess Storage Box
- Board Size: 50 cm (19.6″) x 50 cm (19.6″) x 3 cm (1.18″)
Storage Box Size: 24 cm x 15 cm x 8.5 cm.
- Playing Surface: 40 cm x 40 cm
- 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.