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The Mechanics Institute Commemorative Chessmen - 4.25 inch King
The Mechanics Institute Commemorative Chessmen - 4.25 inch King
The Mechanics Institute Commemorative Chessmen - 4.25 inch King, Ebonized BoxwoodThe Mechanics Institute Commemorative Chessmen - 4.25 inch King, Natural Boxwood and Golden RosewoodThe Mechanics Institute Commemorative Chessmen - 4.25 inch King, Natural Boxwood and Rosewood
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The legendary Mechanics Institute Chess Club, is proud to offer the Mechanics Institute Series Chess set. It features a 4.25" King with a 1.875"diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a rich French Polish finish. These Chessmen are an exact reproduction of the Chessmen that were produced by the Mechanics Institute in 1916 for a simultaneous exhibition by World Champion GM Jose Raul Capablanca, as shown below. This very unique pattern of Chessmen is as playable as it is durable. Here's your chance to own a piece of Chess history.

As with all of our Chess sets, the Classic 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 Staunton pattern chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is unmatched by any set of Chessmen in its price range. 

The Chessmen are new and each set consists of 34 Chessmen, including four Queens. The Boxwood Chessmen are shown in image above. The Chessboard/s shown in this listing are for photographic purposes only and are not included with the purchase of these Chessmen.
Specifications
Material Used Wood (Hand Carved)
King Height 4.25" (10.80 cm)
King Base Diameter 1.875" (4.76 cm)
Total Set Weight (For the standard 32 pieces and does not include the 2 Additional Queens) 64 ounces (1.82 kg)
Total Number of Pieces (Includes 2 Additional Queens) 34
Recommended Board Size 2.375'' inch / 6.0 cm, 2.5'' inch / 6.4 cm
Chess Board Included? The Chess Board featured is for photographic purposes only and must be purchased separately.