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Traditional Russian Zagreb Chess Pieces in Sheesham & Natural Boxwood - 2.5" King

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

Dimensions:

King Height - 2.55"(65mm)
King Base - 1.14"(29mm)
Pawn Height - 1.29"(33mm)
Pawn Base - 0.86"(22 mm)

You're getting: 34 pieces; 2 Extra Queens; Board and Storage Box is not included

Weight: 500 grams approx. (17.63 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: (1.5")/(40 mm) square size.

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Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King   2.55"(65mm) 1.14"(29mm)
Queen 2.24"(57mm)  1.14"(29mm)
Bishop 2.00"(51mm)  1.00"(26mm)
Knight 1.85"(47mm) 1.00"(26mm)
Rook 1.45"(37mm) 1.00"(26mm)
Pawn 1.29"(33mm)  0.86"(22 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Pieces 500 grams approx. (17.63 oz)
Dark Pieces Sheesham (Dalbergia Sissoo)
Light Pieces Natural Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)
Recommended Board Size (1.5")/(40 mm)  square size.

The Traditional Russian chess set is from the old Russian design favored in major international chess tournaments throughout the 1950s and 1960s. The dark chess pieces are made of Sheesham and the light chess pieces are made of Boxwood.  Its lovely color makes it very attractive to chess players world-wide. It is very durable and the wood is hard, with a uniform and medium coarse texture.

The King proudly stands at 2.55" inches and its base is a robust 1.14 inches. Wider base and superb size proportioning from the king to the pawn exhibits true intricate craftsmanship in all the pieces. Along with the unique long, downward-pointing head of the knight, what makes this reproduction so unique is how it feels in your hand. The set is entirely handmade in India and weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces have billiard board green felt pads on their bases which give you the smooth movement on the chess board. 

History: In the 1950s and 1960s the Zagreb chess set was one of the most popular chess sets used at the major international chess tournaments. It gained popularity when it was used in the World Championship Candidates Match that was held in Bied, Zagreb in 1959.

Weight: 500 grams approx. (17.63 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%.

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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