Monthly Round-up – Feb 2016

The month of “love” dedicated to the mighty chess collectors as we came up with the launches of much awaited and anticipated 1935 Botvinnik Flohr Reproduced Soviet chess set and 4” Dubrovnik chess set. Botvinnik set is an arresting chess set, mainly for its excellent value and legendary design. Dedicated to the Mikhail Botvinnik and Flohr , this venerable chess set’s dark pieces are made of Ebony wood and the light pieces are made of Boxwood, bringing back the memories of 1935 famous BotvinnikFlohr  chess match. The King proudly stands at 4 inches and its base is a robust 1.7 inches. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4” chess set has also had a major presence in the best seller section throughout the month.  We have also announced two more chess sets last month, so if you think you might have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for you. It also comes complete with links to our respective product page.

1935 Botvinnik Flohr r Reproduced Soviet chess set

Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4”

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Pieces

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set

Sergio with his Dubrovnik Chess Set

We again, tie up with World’s famous chess restorer Mr. Alan Dewey for the true reproduction of 1935 Botvinnik Flohr r Reproduced Soviet chess set. Each chessmen is carefully crafted with dainty details that add a dash of opulence and visual appeal. Outstanding design features include the bishop without its mitre cut and the details applied to the knight’s mane. The other chess pieces are also uniquely stylized to allow the set to truly stand out. This venerable chess set’s dark pieces are made of Ebony wood and the light pieces are made of Boxwood. Ebony wood is an alluring wood and probably the most admired wood for reproduced chess sets. The King proudly stands at 4 inches and its base is a robust 1.7 inches. The chess set comes with 34 pieces including 2 extra queens. Each piece is generously weighted and features green felt bases to protect the chess board.

1935 Botvinnik Flohr Reproduced Soviet Chess Set

Bigger has always been better: As long as we are on the subject of reproduced chess sets, stained crimson Durbvonik Chess Set V2.0 in 4” is one that deserves some attention. Reproduced Dubrovnik chess set v2.0 has an eye-catching design, weighted chess pieces with a 4″ King and base diameter of 1.7″ This version is also double weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made in Stained Crimson and the lighter chess pieces are made in box wood.

Reproduced Dubrovnik chess set v2.0 has an eye-catching design, weighted chess pieces with a 4" King and base diameter of 1.7" This version is also double weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made in Stained Crimson and the lighter chess pieces are made in box wood.

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern new chess pieces made the headlines as well, with a king height of 4.1″ and a base diameter of 1.6″ these pieces are rugged and have thick green felt on their bases. The dark side of chess pieces is made in ebony wood and the lighter side is made in box wood.

Reproduced Antique Series Dublin Pattern Chess Pieces

We are already selling one of our bestseller, the 1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set in Sheesham & box wood and now we have introduced the same in stained box wood version. Each of the chess pieces has thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made of stained dyed box wood and the lighter chess pieces are made of box wood.

1940-50 Reproduced (Soviet Era) Russian Series Chess Set Revised in Stained Dyed & Box Wood - 4.4" King

It comes as no surprise that the Botvinnik & Dubrovnik chess set is still on everybody’s mind but the best is yet to come. We, in association with Mr. Alan Dewey are coming up with the Replica of BCC chess set. Further announcements regarding the launch will be update accordingly on our website/Facebook page.

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