The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set - 3.75" King
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"A faithful reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS)."
Deluxe Chess Sets is proud to offer the Reykjavik II Series Chess set. 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 our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade boxwood. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a glossy finish to future accentuate the details. The design of the Reykjavik II Chess set is an exact reproduction of the Chess set used by the legendary American Grandmaster Bobby Fischer when he won the 1972 World Chess Championship against the reigning World Champion Grandmaster Boris Spassky in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Chess set has been designed to withstand years of use (and abuse), as it lacks many of the ornate details commonly found on Chess Sets that can be susceptible 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 attractive Chess set that is both economical and durable.
As with all of our Chess sets, the Reykjavik II Series Chessmen 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 Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is ummatched by any set of Chessmen in its price range.
The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens. The Chessboard shown above is for photographic purposes and not included with these Chessmen and must be purchased separately.
|Material Used||Wood (Hand Carved)|
|King Heigh||3.75" (9.53 cm)|
|King Base Diameter||1.6" (4.064 cm)|
|Total Set Weight (for standard 32 pieces and doesn't included the 2 extra Queens)||56 ounces (1.30 kg)|
|Total Number of Pieces (Includes 2 Additional Queens)||34|
|Recommended Board Size||2.25" - 2.375"|