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The Imperial Collector Series (Sinquefield Cup 2014) Chess Set in Ebony Wood & Box Wood - 4.33" King

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Material: Ebony wood (Diospyros ebenum)/ Box wood (Gardenia latifolia)



Dimensions: King Height - 4.33"(110 mm)
                        King Base - 1.93"(49 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.25"(57 mm)
                        Pawn Base - 1.38"(35 mm)


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

Weight
: 2150 grams approx. (75.83 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
: 2-1/4" / 55 mm sq.

Shipping
: FedEx 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, EU, IN
                   IndiaPost 10-15 days delivery for rest of the world


Note :  Taxes/Custom charges are included.

Features
Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King   4.33" (110 mm) 1.93" (49 mm)
Queen 3.66" (93 mm) 1.77" (45 mm)
Bishop 3.15" (80 mm) 1.61" (41 mm)
Knight 2.91" (74 mm) 1.61" (41 mm)
Rook 2.52" (64 mm) 1.61" (41 mm)
Pawn 2.25" (57 mm) 1.38" (35 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 2150 grams approx. (75.83 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebony Wood
Light Pieces Box Wood
Recommended Board Size  2-1/4" / 55 mm sq.

The Imperial Collector Series weighted chess pieces with a 4.33" King and base diameter of 1.93" This set is Triple Weighted and the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark chess pieces are made in Ebony wood and the lighter chess pieces are made in Box wood.

About: The Imperial Collector Series : Handcrafted in India, these chess pieces exude class and history. Appropriately weighted these pieces are very stable on board and a pleasure to touch and feel. Each pieces is meticulously carved and buff polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. The design, quality and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is unmatched. To make the imperial collector series chess set what it is, our artisans take more than two days to a carve a single chess set. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a master piece which any connoisseur will admire.

About : 2014 Sinquefield Cup

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup was the chess tournament honoring the founders of Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, featuring six best players of the world including: GM Magnus Carlsen, GM Levon Aronian, GM Veselin Topolov, GM MaximeVachier-Lagrave, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Fabiano Caruana. It was a double round-robin tournament. It was held from August 27 to September 7 2014.

 photo Sinq Cup logo with space.jpg

Last year's event was the strongest chess tournament ever held on U.S. soil. The four grandmasters played the classic time control (40 moves in 90 minutes with a 30-second increment as of move

Original chess set which was used in 2014 Sinquefield Cup has the king height of 3.75". one, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game) in double round-robin tournament. The players included Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky who faced each other. This year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis also brought us the strongest tournament in the history of chess. Sinquefield chess set was first seen in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup organized by the FIDE. It is the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, brought six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Six of the top nine players in the world competed in a 10-round, double round robin for the $100,000 top prize and the right to hoist the coveted Sinquefield Cup. The stress showed in the first half of St Louis, particularly in round three where Carlsen chose the Bishop Opening 1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 for the first time in his life, stood worse from the opening, made a bishop sacrifice which Caruana defended accurately and finally collapsed into defeat. The winner was Fabiano Caruana who got $100,000 top prize money and honor to own the coveted Sinquefield Cup.

Participants of  2014 SINQUEFIELD CUP

World Rank

Name

Age

Country

Rating

No. 1

Magnus Carlsen

23

Norway

2877

No. 2

Levon Aronian

31

Armenia

2805

No. 3

Fabiano Caruana

22

Italy

2801

No. 5

Hikaru Nakamura

26

U.S.A

2787

No. 8

Veselin Topalov

39

Bulgaria

2772

No. 9

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

23

France

2768

 
Note : Original chess set which was used in 2014 Sinquefield Cup has the king height of 3.75". Commercially available imperial collector king height is increased to 4.33" & design is slightly changed from the actual 2014 Sinquefield Cup chess set but the change in design is very is subtle.

Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). chess board NOT included in this sale. 

Disclaimer: Product colour 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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Customer Reviews
Fast delivery from India to my door in canada in 3 days . Review by Raymond
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I sent my order on friday april 7 2017 and the package arrived home on monday april 10 2017 i was really happy of the speed that CHESSBAZAR treated my order .... .i would recommand CHESSBAZAAR anytime .. thanks

(Posted on 4/11/2017)
Fast shipping; high quality product Review by RC MacMillan
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Received in the Eastern USA in 3 days! Not only was the shipping extremely fast, but the packing for safety was impressive as well. When I unpacked the set, I was very impressed with the cost/quality ratio. I have sets that cost several times the price that are no better in quality and finish than this one. Vik, keep up the tremendous service. I'll never buy an Indian set from another source knowingly. (Posted on 4/9/2015)
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