The Fischer Series Luxury Chess Pieces - 4.4" King
The Fischer Series Chess set features a 4.4" King with a 1.75" diameter base and is heavily weighted. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade Boxwood and Genuine Ebony and are heavily weighted with gold embossed English Leather base pads under the Kings and luxurious billiard cloth base pads on the other Chess pieces.
The original set from the 1972 World Championship match was created by the legendary firm Jaques of London and is considered by collectors to be one of the finest Chess sets ever produced. When designing the Chessmen, the craftsmen of Jaques of London attempted to create a Chess set that was both classical yet unique in its appearance. What is most striking about the Chessmen is how unique each of the individual pieces are from a typical Staunton Pattern Chess set. From its elongated Rook ramparts to its spherical Bishop head to the tightly cropped Queen crenels, each of the Chessmen are a true masterpiece. These Chessmen are a fitting tribute to the life and Chess of Bobby Fischer.
As with all of our Chessmen, the Fischer Series Luxury Chess Set 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|
|Fitted Coffer Compatible?||Fits in Fitted Coffer|
|King Height||4.4'' inch / 11.18 cm|
|King Base Diameter||1.75'' inch / 4.44 cm|
|Recommended Chess Board Size||2.5" inch / 6.4 cm|
|Basepad Material||The Kings Feature English Leather Embossed with House of Staunton Logo. All Other Pieces Feature Luxurious Green Baize|
|Median Set Weight||69 ounces (1.95 kg)|
|Total Number of Pieces||34 Chess Pieces, including 2 Additional Queens (for Pawn Promotion)|