Russian "Babushka" Blue and Red International Chess Set - 16.5"
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The chessmen in this set have a traditional Russian and Ukrainian folk craft design and are fully hand-crafted from birch wood. The folding chess board has an insert tray to store the chess pieces inside.
The felt bottom chessmen of this set are designed and made in the traditional Russian and Ukrainian folk craft style and color scheme; they are skillfully handcrafted from birch wood; the king measures 3.4 inches (8.5 centimeters); the queen measures 2.9 inches (7.3 centimeters); and the pawn measures 1.9 inches (4.8 centimeters) The folding chess board has an insert tray to store the chess pieces inside; each chessman has its own individual felt lined compartment The board is made from beech and birch wood giving it a classic, handmade feel that many chess enthusiasts will appreciate; number and letter algebraic coordinates adorn the borders; the board measures 16 inches x 16 inches x 1.1 inches (40.5 centimeters x 40.5 centimeters x 2.7 centimeters); each square measures 1.7 inches x 1.7 inches (4.3 centimeters x 4.3 centimeters); when folded, the board is held securely shut with brass clasps This decorative chess set is handcrafted in Poland and is suitable for both play and display