Slightly Imperfect Staunton Chess Pieces in Ebonized Boxwood & Natural Boxwood - 3.7" King

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Note: This is an imperfect chess set. Read the description note before buying.

This chess set will be of high quality like any other of our chess sets, but it is imperfect/second quality in the sense that some chess pieces color, carving & size are slightly different from other and they may or may not include minor blemishes.

Note: There are no returns, replacements(apart from the in-transit damage), exchange, etc for this product. This product doesn't cover under our lifetime warranty*.

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Material: Ebonized Boxwood & Natural Boxwood

Dimensions:   King Height - 3.7" (95 mm)    
                        King Base - 1.6" (41 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 1.8" (47 mm)    
                        Pawn Base - 1.1" (29 mm)

You're getting: 32 pieces; Board and Storage Box are not included.

Weight
1290 grams (45.50 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"/50 mm sq.

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 Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King   3.7" (95 mm)
1.6" (41 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  2.0" (52 mm)  1.3" (35 mm)
Pawn  1.8" (47 mm)  1.1" (29 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1290 grams (45.50 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebonized Boxwood
Light Pieces Natural Boxwood
Recommended Board Size 2"/ 50 mm sq

This chess set will be of high quality like any other of our chess sets, but it is imperfect/second quality in the sense that some chess pieces color, carving & size are slightly different from other and they may or may not include minor blemishes.

Note: There are no returns, replacements(apart from the in-transit damage), exchange, etc for this product. This product doesn't cover under our lifetime warranty*.

This chess set in Staunton style is made up of ebonized boxwood and natural 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 ebonized boxwood. All Chess pieces are expertly carved in India and weighted for prodigious hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board.

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The opposing pieces are made 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 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. 

 

Package Includes: 32 Chessmen. 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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