Monthly Round-Up – Aug 2016

With yet another exciting month behind us, it’s time once again for a quick recap of the highlights from the last month, here is a list of the hottest releases in the Aug 2016.

We have the new announcements nicely rounded up for you here, and those include the mighty;

1950s Soviet (Russian) Latvian Reproduced Chess Set

The CB Red Rum Luxury Staunton Series Chess Pieces

The Reykjavik Championship Series Chess Set

Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) Series Chess Set

Being official for a few days now, The 1950s Soviet (Russian) Latvian Reproduced chess set has a tight grip in the collectors mind. Enthusiastic fans waiting impatiently for one of the greatest reproduction to be back in stock again. Latvia Reproduced Old Soviet series chess pieces offers a 4.1″ King with a base diameter of 1.69″. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. The chess pieces are weighted and have thick green felt on their bases for smooth movement on the chess board. Dark pieces are made in stained dyed box wood and the lighter pieces are made of box wood.

The 1950s Soviet (Russian) Latvian Reproduced Chess Set

Moving on to the CB Red Rum Luxury Staunton series chess set, this chess set is exquisitely made up of ebony and natural boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4.4 inches and its base is robust 1.9 inches. This is a classic design featuring the magnificent and robust knight. Superb size proportioning from king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces are comparable to the luxury chess sets that are sold for $700+ by other retailers.

The CB Red Rum Luxury Staunton Series Chess Pieces

Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) series chess set made the headlines as well, now this chess set is available in Stained Green Ash Burl / Box Wood. It offers a 3.7″ King with a base diameter of 1.6″. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. This set is double weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. Dark pieces are made in dyed green ash burl box wood and the lighter pieces are made of box wood.

Reproduced Russian (Soviet Era) Series Chess Set in Stained Green Ash Burl / Box Wood

Things have really been getting heated during the last month when we reintroduced The Reykjavik Championship Series at flat 50% off. This historic Reykjavik Chess set was produced by the famous company Jaques of London, that also introduced the first Staunton chess pieces. We have reproduced the exact reproduction of the chess set used during the iconic 1972 World Chess Championship rivalry match between legendary Bobby Fischer and reigning Boris Spassky (also known as “Match of the Century”) in Reykjavik, Iceland. The King proudly stands at 3.8 inches and its base is a robust 1.6 inches. Wider base and superb size proportioning from the king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. Dark chess pieces are exquisitely crafted in sheesham wood. All Chess pieces are expertly carved in India and weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board.

The Reykjavik Championship Series Reproduced Chess Pieces in Sheesham & Box Wood

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