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Combo of Reproduced 1972 Reykjavik Staunton Chess Pieces & Walnut Maple Chessboard - 3.7"

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Chess Pieces Material: Sheesham Wood (Dalbergia Sissoo)/ Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)

Dimensions:    King Height - 3.7" (96 mm)
                        King Base - 1.6" (42 mm) 
                        Pawn Height -  1.8" (46 mm)  
                        Pawn Base - 1.1"  (29 mm)

 Board:            Board - 19.6" x 19.6" (50 cm x 50 cm)
                        Square - 2.12" x 2.12" (54 mm x 54 mm)
                        Board Thickness - 12 mm (0.4")

Board Material: Walnut / Maple

Weight 1230 grams (43.38 oz)Please note that this is a handmade item so the final weight of the board can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.

                Board -  2350 gms (82.89 oz)

Shipping : FedEx/DHL 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN
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Chess Pieces SKU : S1238, Chess Board SKU : B1003

Retail Package Includes:- 34 Chessmen (2 Extra Queens Included) with one chess board

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Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King  3.7" (96 mm) 1.6" (42 mm)
Queen  3.0" (77 mm) 1.5" (39 mm)
Bishop  2.6" (68 mm) 1.3"(35 mm)
Knight 2.5" (64 mm) 1.3"(35 mm)
Rook 2.4" (52 mm) 1.3"(35 mm)
Pawn 1.8" (46 mm) 1.1" (29 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 3580 grams (126.27 oz)
Dark Pieces Sheesham Wood (Dalbergia Sissoo) 
Light Pieces Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)

This Reykjavik Championship Series chess set in Staunton style is made up of sheesham and boxwood. The King proudly stands at 3.7 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.

Weight Chess Pieces: 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%.

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The opposing pieces are made of boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic detail. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. Thick green felt which precisely envelops the base of each chessmen gives you the smooth movement on the chess board. 

History: 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. 

About Chessboard: 

Made in Spain - This classic 19.6" wooden chess board is finest of the chess board a chess player or collector can have. Crafted from Walnut (dark) and Maple (light) veneer* this chess board features a Matte finish.

The size of the board is 19.6" x 19.6" (50 cm x 50 cm) with square size of  2.12" x 2.12" (54 mm x 54 mm).The board is 12 mm thick.

Board -  2350 gms (82.89 oz). 

Why Veneer Chess Board

  • Veneered chess boards have a long life and durability.  
  • Their finish and quality is much better.
  • They are light weight and hence easy to carry.  

Chess Pieces SKU : S1238Chess Board SKU : B1003

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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

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