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Reproduced Vintage Soviet Series Chess Set in Sheesham / Box Wood - 3.5" King





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Material: Sheesham Wood / Natural Boxwood

Dimensions:    King Height -  3.58" (91 mm)
                        King Base -  1.25" (32 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 1.96" (50 mm)
                        Pawn Base -  1.14" (29 mm)

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

: 900 grams approx (31.74 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
: 45mm square size

: FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More

: Taxes/Customs charges are included.


Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King    3.58" (91 mm)
 1.25" (32 mm)
Queen   3.14" (80 mm)  1.25" (32 mm)
Bishop  2.95" (75 mm) 1.14" (29 mm)
Knight 2.79" (70 mm)  1.14" (29 mm)
Rook  2.40" (61 mm)  1.14" (29 mm)
Pawn  1.96" (50 mm)  1.14" (29 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 900 grams approx (31.74 oz)
Dark Pieces Sheesham Wood
Light Pieces Natural Box Wood
Recommended Board Size 45mm square size

Reproduced Vintage Soviet Series weighted chess pieces offers a 3.5" King with a base diameter of 1.25". The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces are expertly carved and weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. Dark chess pieces are made up of sheesham wood.

The opposing pieces are made up of natural boxwood which is traditionally used for white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic details. The lathe work on the each chess piece is noteworthy, especially the unique collar rings and elegant curves. Chess pieces have unique collar rings and thick green felts, which precisely envelops the base of each chessmen for smooth movement on the chess board. The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer.

Chess and its Russian/Soviet connection: Chess is one of the most popular games in the Soviet Union and there is one interesting fact that most of the world chess champions were citizens of the Soviet Union. The period from 1993 to 2000 the world chess champions were almost Russians. From the early days, chess has been a central feature of Soviet history and culture from the middle ages onwards, resulting in a great range of chess sets from various times and zones. Click here to see our full range of Russian/Soviet chess sets. Chess is considered one of the most interesting, exciting and educational games in Soviet. Now a day's Russians also use chess as a training concentration.

In-Box items: Retail Package consists of 34 Chessmen, All Pieces are well packed within the box.


Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, 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 chessbazaar.com. Know More

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Customer Reviews
Gorgeous pieces, and I love the design Review by Torf
I have been interested in this pieces for a time now. And when I finally bought them, then I must say I am very pleased. The pieces are very good weighted, have a very solid feel, and the design is lovely - especially the horse. The horse looks a little awkward in the picture, but in the hand, it is lovely minimalist, with perfect lines. If I was a little bolder I would buy the white and green set, so I regret that. But all in all, I love it. (Posted on 11/23/2018)

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