The 1962 Varna Olympiad Commemorative Series Chess Pieces - 3.6" King
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The House of Staunton is proud to offer the 1962 Varna Olympiad Commemorative Series Chess Pieces. It features a 3.6" King with a 1.5" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the finest woods and are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Varna Series exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton in 1993.
|ISBN||Does not apply|
|Chess Board Included?||The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately|
|Material(s)||Anjan, Ebonized Boxwood, Indian Rosewood, Natural Boxwood|
|Fitted Coffer Compatible?||Too Small for Coffer|
|King Height||3.6'' inch / 9.15 cm|
|King Base Diameter||1.5'' inch / 3.81 cm|
|Recommended Chess Board Size||2.25" inch / 5.7 cm|
|Basepad Material||Billiard Cloth|
|Median Set Weight||38.8 Ounces|
|Total Number of Pieces||34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)|