MONTHLY ROUND-UP – AUG 2018

Mid fall season is drawing closer and that can only mean one thing – new reproductions & mouthwatering deals are on the way. Last month undoubtedly it was the Reproduced 1904 Cambridge Springs International Congress Tournament Chess Set that got the most attention. A few other notable announcements last month includes Reproduced 1849 Original Staunton Pattern Chess Set, Leatherette Chess Set Briefcase Storage Box, Limited Edition Imperial. For the full scoop on all of the above, plus some other launches from the past month, just scroll down and hit ‘em up.

Reproduced 1904 Cambridge Springs International Congress Tournament Chess Set

Reproduced 1849 Original Staunton Pattern Chess Set

Limited Edition Imperial Collector Series (Sinquefield Cup 2014) Wooden Chess Set

Leatherette Chess Set Briefcase Storage Box Coffer with Fixed Slots

Starting with Reproduced 1904 Cambridge Springs International Congress Tournament Chess Set. This special Staunton style chess set was made for the 1904 Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress Tournament. This is a historic design featuring the first of it’s kind unique king finial. Wider base and superb size proportioning from the king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. Know More->

Next on the list is Reproduced 1849 Original Staunton Pattern Chess Set. Four years. That’s how long it’s been since we have launched our first reproduction of “1849 Staunton pattern chess set”. Our 1849 chess set reproduction became instantly popular among chess collectors after the launch and was the industry gold standard, the chess set by which all other reproductions compared and it was one of the best-selling products in the chessbazaar’s history. We have grown manifold since then, we now have over 120+ distinctive reproductions in our reproduced antique chess sets category. This set is done with the collaboration of a renowned collector(he prefers to remain anonymous). Heartfelt gratitude for sending 6 samples to us for the accurate reproduction. Know More->

Limited Edition Imperial Collector Series is the most beautiful chess set we have ever launched! Handcrafted in India, these chess pieces exude class and history. Appropriately weighted these pieces are very stable on board and a pleasure to touch and feel. Each piece is meticulously carved and buff polished by hand to give it a rich and long-lasting shine. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces are unmatched. To make Imperial collector series chess set what it is, our artisans take more than two days to a carve a single chess set. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a masterpiece which any connoisseur will admire. Know More->

Last on the list is Leatherette Chess Set Briefcase Storage Box Coffer with Fixed Slots. for chess pieces with fixed slots for putting each piece separately. This box is best suited for pieces with height 3.75″ – 4″. Comes with a suitcase-style handle to carry. The box has been lined with beige velvet to protect the pieces from scratching. Know More->

 

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MONTHLY ROUND-UP – JULY 2018

Another month passed and it’s time, to sum up the most important launches of the past month. Reproductions dominated the chess community over the past month, but none shines brighter than the Reproduced 1973 Petropolis 1979 Interzonal Tournament Chess Set. It was certainly the hottest set in our new arrival section over the past month. A few other announcements also took place last month – Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set Version 2.0 in Lacquer Finished Burnt & Reproduced Ferocious Knights 1890’s Russian Tournament Chess Set

Reproduced 1973 Petropolis 1979 Interzonal Tournament Chess Set
New 1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set Version 2.0
Reproduced Ferocious Knights 1890’s Russian Tournament Chess Set

Reproduced 1973 Petropolis 1979 Interzonal Tournament Chess Set asserted it’s dominance over the new arrivals section last month. A very special Staunton style set was made for the 1973 Petropolis Interzonal Chess Tournament held in Brazil. The set featured robust pieces with 4.5″ kings and impressive uniquely different hands carved Knights. It’s fitting that Brazilian player Henrique Mecking won the event. A similar style “Petropolis” set was also used in the 1979 Rio de Janeiro Interzonal tournament also held in Brazil. Robert Huebner, Lajos Portish, and Tigran Petrosian tied for first place honors. Just like our Mustang series, the King comes with two beauteous king finials(each side) & proudly stands at 4.3/4.5 inches and its base is robust 1.6 inches. Know More->

1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set V2 in Burnt Lacquer Finish also made its debut and gathered a lot of fan attention. Like it’s predecessor, this chess set was designed without any religious symbols, without the king crown or bishop mitres. The pieces were designed for play and had wide bases and the pieces required a chess board with minimum 55 mm squares. Know More->

Another noteworthy announcement from the past month is the Reproduced Ferocious Knights 1890’s Russian Tournament Chess Set. This spectacular chess set was used in premier Russian tournaments at that time. The original set is weighted with finely turned pieces and exquisite hand carved knights & we tried our best to replicate the same. Know More about this Product->

Lastly, you will be pleased to hear that we are going to launch exciting new chess sets soon, so stay tuned with us for the bunch of launches and amazing offers this Christmas season! Subscribe our newsletter here

Top 5 trending chess sets of July 2018

Special Edition Reproduced Vintage 1950's Circa Bohemia Staunton Series German Chess Set

 

Special Edition Reproduced Vintage 1950’s Circa Bohemia Staunton Series German Chess Set

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Reproduced 1961 Soviet Championship Baku Chess Set in Lacquer Finish Golden Dyed1961 Soviet Championship Baku Chess Set in Lacquer Finish Golden Dyed

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Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set

Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set Wooden Chess Board Ebony Sheesham Wood

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Chavet Wooden Chess Set

Reproduced 90s French Chavet Championship Tournament Chess Set

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Reproduced Richard Whitty Antique Chess Set with King Side Stamping

Reproduced Richard Whitty Antique Chess Set with King Side StampingAntique Circa 1870-1900 Staunton Series Chess Pieces 

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Happy Chess Playing!

 

MONTHLY ROUND-UP – AUG 2017

With yet another exciting month behind us, it’s time once again for a quick recap of the highlights from the last month. If you think you might have missed something from the month, here is a list of the hottest releases in the Aug 2017.

As usual, links to all of these chess sets can be found below.

The Australian War Memorial Reproduced Chess Set by ACF
The Smokey Staunton Series Chess Set in Rose Wood
The Championship Series Staunton Chess Set in Ebonized Boxwood

The Australian War Memorial Reproduced Chess Set by Australian Comforts Fund (ACF) is the reproduction of a set produced in 1916 in Australia. This set is made up of ebonized boxwood and natural boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.5 inches and its base is a robust 1.5 inches. Both kings are stamped with A.C.F logo on their base. Dark chess pieces are exquisitely crafted in ebonized boxwood. Shop Now ->

The Australian War Memorial Reproduced Chess Set

The Smokey Staunton Series is made up of rosewood and boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.8 inches and its base is robust 1.6 inches. The dark chess pieces are made of rosewood and the opposing pieces are made up of boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. Shop Now ->

The Smokey Staunton Series Chess SetThe Championship Series Magnus Carlsen Chess Set in Staunton pattern has been specifically designed for chess tournament/club players. The set features a Tournament standard 3.75″ King with a base diameter of 1.61 inches. This chess set is expertly weighted from our master artisans and it’s superb size proportioning from a king to pawn make this chess set an excellent choice for fast chess games in tournaments/clubs or regular home and school play. It’s a chess set that is truly like no other.

The Championship Series Staunton Chess Set

Ten years. That’s how long it’s been since our first customer bought the travel chess set from us. We still remember the buzz of excitement in the office as we processed and delivered this order. At that time, we had very few products in our catalog. But each of those was designed with a lot of thought and crafted with much love and attention to detail. We have grown manifold since then – we now have 300+ distinctive designs, a 50+ strong team, a larger office and multiple warehouses – but we still put in the same care while choosing our designs, and we feel the same excitement every time we launch the new set!

Year 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Chessbazaar & our team is dedicatedly working on the 10th-anniversary chess set. Our few chess sets set the gold standard in their first decade and we are just getting started. “The best is yet to come.”

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