New 1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Pieces Version 2.0 in Ebonized Boxwood / Box Wood - 3.6" King

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Material:  Ebonized Boxwood / Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)

Dimensions:   King Height - 3.6"(92 mm)
                        King Base - 1.6"(42 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 1.8"(48 mm)
                        Pawn Base - 1.2"(32 mm)

You're getting: 34 pieces (2 extra Queens); Board and Storage Box are not included.

1230 grams (43.38 oz) Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.

Recommended Board Size: (1.9"-2.3")/(50mm - 60 mm) square size

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                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More

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Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King  3.6" (92 mm) 1.6" (42mm)
Queen 3.2" (82 mm)  1.5" (39 mm)
Bishop 2.9" (72 mm)  1.4" (36 mm)
Knight 2.7" (69 mm) 1.4" (36 mm)
Rook 2.0" (52 mm) 1.4" (36 mm)
Pawn 1.8" (48 mm) 1.2" (32 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Pieces 1230 grams (43.38 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebonized Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)
Light Pieces Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)
Recommended Board Size (1.9"-2.3")/(50mm - 60 mm) square size

New 1950 Dubrovnik Bobby Fischer Reproduced Chess Set Version 2.0: chessbazaar proudly presents you an improved version 2.0 of Dubrovnik chess set in ebonized boxwood & boxwood. 

What's New in Version 2.0: The Dubrovnik chess set celebrates a love story of aesthetics. Some customer’s felt that the knight in our previous repro was not an accurate reproduction, so we heard to our customer’s opinion and respected their verdict by bringing a closest possible knight in our version 2.0. The Dubrovnik chess set is simply gorgeous and exquisitely striking, therefore each piece is carved with meticulous care. Our most magnificent chess set yet takes nearly a week to create. It’s a chess set that is truly like no other. 

Chess Pieces Weight: 1230 grams (43.38 oz) Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%

Features: Reproduced Dubrovnik weighted chess pieces with a 3.6" King and base diameter of 1.6" This set is Double Weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made of Ebonized Boxwood and the lighter chess pieces are made in Boxwood.

Exquisitely Crafted: 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 is unmatched and that is what made them favorite with the greatest chess player of all time, Bobby Fischer. When it comes to pleasure of holding a nicely weighted and crafted chess set, no other chess set comes even close to Dubrovnik Wooden Chess Pieces. 

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The 1950 Dubrovnik Chess Set: 

There used to be the greatest chess player of all time, Robert James "Bobby" Fischer and there used to be one of his all-time favorite chess set. It was called "The 1950 Dubrovnik chess set". In a radio interview, Bobby Fischer stated, "This (1950 Dubrovnik chess set) is the best chess set I have ever played on, it is marvelous." Interestingly there seemed to be some thief who loved this chess set even more than Bobby Fisher and Bobby Fishers original chess set was stolen. On Bobby Fishers special request a chess collector provided this chess set for the 1992 Fischer–Spassky rematch held at Sveti Stefan.

1950 Dubrovnik chess set was first seen in the 9th Chess Olympiad organized by the FIDE and the government of Yugoslavia. The Olympiad was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia between August 20 and September 11, 1950. This Olympiad had 84 chess players representing 16 nations who played a total of 480 games. 

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. They were green felted but were non-weighted. 

Approximately 50 chess sets were made, so the original sets are extremely rare and expensive to buy for chess collectors. Chessbazaar presents the reproduction 1950 Dubrovnik chess set where we have made this wonderful chess set available to chess lovers at most affordable prices. We have kept the design of the set as close to the original as possible but we have weighted it to make up for the shortcoming in the original design. This magnificent chess set should be in every serious collector's collection.
Uniformity of pieces: The shapes of turned pieces are guided by metal profiles and so all turned pieces are identical, especially the pawns. You can expect some variation where hand carving or cutting comes i.e. knights.

Craftsmanship: Cultivating a new level of craftsmanship and artisanal luxury in this version 2.0, we present to you our most exquisite Dubrovnik yet.

Felts: Thick green felt precisely envelops the base of each chessmen.

Weights: The set is double weighted and so they are a pleasure to hold and will last for years if maintained properly in a dry and clean place.

Note: Original Dubrovnik chess pieces are non-weighted. Commercially available 1970 chess set (used by Bobby Fischer) design is slightly changed from the actual 1950 Dubrovnik but the difference is not hugely noticeable. The actual 1950 Dubrovnik Olympiad chess set was never sold in any store.

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chessboard NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.

Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant


Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, Australia, NZ, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or customs duty after your payment at Know More

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