The Reykjavik II Series Prestige Chess Set

The Reykjavik II Series Prestige Chess Set

$499.00

1 in stock

Model Name: MENWREY375-P
Quality Games Tx presents the Reykjavik II Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, that has a 3.75″ King with a 1.6″ diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by master artisans and crafted out of high grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with beautiful billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish.

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 ornament details found on Chess Sets that can be damage in the heat of battle. The Chess set features reinforced Pawn collars and oversized Rook ramparts for 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 good looking Chess set that is both economical and durable.

The Prestige Collection Chessmen have been crafted out of Genuine Ebony and Blood Rosewood, the two most expensive woods used by the House of Staunton in the manufacturing of Chessmen. Each of the turning squares of Blood Rosewood used to create these Chessmen has been hand selected to provide the perfect amount of contrast with their Genuine Ebony counterparts. The result is a superb Chess set that is as beautiful as it is functional.The Reykjavik II Series Chessmen gives a perfect combination of beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of playing while maintaining an beauty which has become the hallmark of a Staunton chess set.

The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens, a standard that was introduced by The House of Staunton over 10 years ago.

Material Used: Hand Carved

King Height: 3.75 (9.53 cm)

King Base Diameter: 1.75″ (4.45 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″