Monthly Round-Up – July 2016

Fall is drawing closer and that can only mean one thing – new reproductions are on the way. Last month undoubtedly it was the Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set that got the most exposure. A few other notable announcements last month include Backgammon Sets, Geometric Minimalist Pattern Seamless Design Chess Set.

Now we take a look at the new arrivals section and round up the most interesting chess sets of the past few weeks. If you have missed the launches or are simply looking for an orderly recap, the table below should be for your interest.

Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set

Geometric Minimalist Pattern Seamless Design Chess Pieces

Backgammon Sets

Starting with Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set. This peerless 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup chess set in Staunton style is made up of bud rosewood / ebony wood and boxwood. This is a historic design featuring the one-piece knight with long flowing mane, attractive eyes, nostrils, and mouth. Wider base and superb size proportioning from the king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. Pieces are expertly carved in India and triple weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. Know More About This Reproduction>

Reproduced 1963-1966 Piatigorsky Cup Chess Set

Moving on to Geometric Minimalist Pattern Seamless Design chess pieces, this is a simple and yet interesting Seamless Minimalist design features a 3.5″ King with a base diameter of 1.18″. Unlike other sets, the base dimensions of this set are of the same size at 1.18″. Dark chess pieces are exquisitely crafted in Stained Box Wood. Each chessmen is carefully handcrafted in India and influenced from our minimalist series. This geometrical design chess pieces are non-weighted and non-felted. Click Here to Know More>

Geometric Minimalist Pattern Seamless Design Chess Pieces

Backgammon sets that made an appearance last month are definitely worth checking out. Unlike chess, backgammon is one of the oldest two-player board game combined with strategy and luck. It is probably about 5,000 years old game and originated in Iraq—previously Mesopotamia. Backgammon is one of the most popular board game in most casinos. The use of the dice is believed to be the reason why backgammon is considered to be a form of gambling. The only way to win this game is by removing all of the opponent pieces from the board. Made in India by our quality backgammon artisans, Amritsar, this fantastic wooden backgammon set offers quality materials and gorgeous design. Inside the playing field is made from wood with crisp, clean lines (not inlaid), and features a stylish fit and finish, with perfectly contrasting brown and oak stones. The playing stones and dice are made of sheesham and box wood. Dual magnets keep the backgammon case securely closed when not playing. Click Here to Know More>

Backgammon Set

Last but not least, the teaser video of 1960 Reproduced Old Soviet Series Chess Set has also been soaking up the spotlight. Our email section was buzzing with the queries on the availability. We will reveal this chess set on 6th of August. Click here to see the teaser video>

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