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The Ruffian American Series Staunton Chess Pieces in Ebony / Box Wood - 4.8" King

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Material: Ebony wood/ Box wood (Gardenia latifolia)

Dimensions:    King Height - 4.8" (122 mm)    
                        King Base - 1.9" (50 mm)
                        Pawn Height - 2.3" (60 mm)   
                        Pawn Base -  1.4" (34 mm)

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

1550 grams (54.67 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"- 2.5")/(55 mm - 65 mm) sq.

Shipping: 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/CCustomscharges are included.


Chess Pieces Details Height Base
King    4.84" (122 mm)
1.96" (50 mm)
Queen    3.81" (97 mm)
 1.81" (46 mm)
Bishop  3.50" 89 mm)
 1.73" (44 mm)
Knight  3.42" (87 mm)
1.73" (44 mm)
Rook  2.71" (69 mm) 1.73" (44 mm)
Pawn  2.36" (60 mm)
1.41" (34 mm)
Total Weight Of Chess Set 1550 grams (54.67 oz)
Dark Pieces Ebony Wood
Light Pieces Box Wood
Recommended Board Size  (2.1"-2.5")/(55mm - 65 mm) sq.

Features :- The Ruffian American Series weighted chess pieces offers a 4.8" King with a base diameter of 1.9" and all chess pieces are Triple Weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. Each of the chess pieces have thick green felt on their bases. The dark pieces are made in ebony wood and the lighter pieces are made in box wood.

Design & Quality :- Handcrafted in India, these chess pieces exude class and luxury. Appropriately weighted these pieces pieces are very stable on board and a pleasure to touch and feel. Each pieces is meticulously Buff polish by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. 

The design, quality and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is unmatched to any other chess set in its class. When it comes to pleasure of holding a nicely weighted and crafted chess set, no other chess set comes even close to Ruffian American Series. To make the Ruffian Series what it is, our artisans take more than a week to craft a single chess set. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a master piece which a connoisseur will admire. 

Ruffian Legacy (April 17, 1972 – July 7, 1975):- Ruffian also known as "Queen of the Fillies" is one of the most popular American champion throughbred racehorse of 20th century. In a short career of around 2 years she won The Eclipse Award for Outstanding Two-Year-Old Filly in 1974 and also won the Filly Triple Crown in 1975. Ruffian was unbeatable in the first 10 ten races she run and setting new benchmarks in each of these eight stakes races. The best record by her is maiden race in record time by 15 lengths. Ruffian's entire career achievements and legacy led to movie Ruffian in 2007.


Why Ruffian American Series?

Inspired by the famous Ruffian racehorse, our Ruffian American Series personifies the legacy of the famous American thoroughbred. The flowing mane of the knight represents the Ruffian in full gallop. The inflated nostrils representing the horse nearing the finish line beating the competition in dust. 

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


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
Perfect! Review by Sonia
Beautiful pieces, fantastically crafted, solid as solid can be, exactly as in the pictures of the website, wonderful people, great value for the price. I bought a couple of more sets I am expecting to receive soon. Will drop a note here when I get them. In summary, all perfect. (Posted on 10/6/2017)
A model of seriousness and professionalism. Excellent service. High quality. Super fast shipping. Beautiful. Thank You very much! Warm regrads Review by Jaque Mate
A model of seriousness and professionalism. Excellent service. High quality. Super fast shipping. Beautiful. Thank You very much! Warm regards (Posted on 9/30/2017)
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