Russian "Babushka" Blue and Red International Chess Set - 16.5"
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The Babushka Chess Set by Sunrise Handicrafts is one of the finest Decorative Chess Sets available on the market today.
- Handcrafted Chessmen: These unique, playful, felt bottom chessmen are skillfully handcrafted in the traditional Russian and Ukranian folk craft style and color scheme.
- Quality Board: This set includes a classic, folding board handmade from beech and birch wood with letter and number algebraic coordinates adorning the borders.
- Feltlined Insert for Chessmen Storage: Each chessman has its own individual felt lined compartment inside the folding board for storage.
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- King: 3.4 inches (8.5 centimeters)
- Queen: 2.9 inches (7.3 centimeters)
- Pawn: 1.9 inches (4.8 centimeters)
- Board: 16 x 16 x 1.1 inches (40.5 x 40.5 x 2.7 centimeters)
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