Reproduced 1972 Reykjavik Championship Series Chess Pieces in Sheesham & Box Wood - 3.7" King

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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)

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

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%.

Recommended Board Size
2"/ 51 mm sq.

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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 1230 grams (43.38 oz)
Dark Pieces Sheesham Wood (Dalbergia Sissoo)
Light Pieces Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)
Recommended Board Size 2"/ 51 mm sq.

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 : 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 chess men 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. 

 

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board 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

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