This simple yet handsome chess set originates from the Staunton-like pattern produced in Latvia during the Soviet Era in Russia in the 1940s. The pieces have a graceful profile and unique shapes. The bishop miter is unusually tall and slender and the rook lacks the crenels found on most sets. the bishop and king have opposite color tops. The knight is unusually tall - the distinguishing hallmark of this chess set. All and all, a splendid design well suited for Piece are made from boxwood with the black pieces dyed to a deep ebony black and polished to a beautiful luster. The king is 4.1” tall and has a base diameter of 1.7”. This is a terrific choice for the player looking for an affordable and uncommon set of historical chess pieces.
- Material: Ebonized Boxwood & Boxwood
- King Height: 4.1"
- King Base: 1.625"
- King Weight: 2 oz.
- Chess Set Weight: 40 oz.
- Green Baize Cloth Pads
- Recommended Chess Board Size: 2.125" - 2.25" Squares (chessboard is not included)