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Model Name: MENWREY375-B
A reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever made, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS).
The Reykjavik II Series Chess set, is a full tournament sized Chess set, it features a 3.75″ King with a 1.5″ diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by master artisans and crafted out of the high grade boxwood. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with beautiful billiard cloth base pads and a glossy finish to future tone the details. The design of the Reykjavik II Chess set is an exact reproduction of the Chess set used by the legendary American Grand Master Bobby Fischer when he won the 1972 World Chess Championship against the reigning World Champion Grand Master Boris Spassky in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Chess set has been designed to withstand years of use (and abuse), as it lacks many of the dressing details commonly found on Chess Sets that can be sensitive to damage in the heat of battle. For example, the Chess set features reinforced Pawn collars and oversized Rook ramparts for unmatched durability. The Reykjavik II Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in both the historical importance of the game of Chess, as well as those looking for an fascinating Chess set that is both cost-effective and durable.
The Reykjavik II Series Chessmen absolutely exemplifies a perfect combination of beauty and use. Designed to withstand the rigors of fun while maintaining an beauty which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set.
Material Used: Hand Carved
King Height: 3.75 (9.53 cm)
King Base Diameter: 1.6″ (4.064 cm)
Total Set Weight: 46 ounces (1.30 kg)
Total Set Weight is for the standard 32 pieces and does not include the 2 Additional Queens
Total Number of Pieces: 34 (Includes 2 Additional Queens)
Recommended Board Size: 2.25″- 2.375″