WE Games Grand Russian Style Chess Set with Storage Drawers - Weighted Pieces & Black Stained Wood Board 19 in.
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This deluxe wooden chess set with classic Russian style is stunning. It features a large 19 inch board with inlay and a convenient pull-out drawer for storing the pieces when not in use. The generously sized chessmen are weighted, black stained, and made of kari wood. They are hand-polished and feature a 4 inch king. This is a handsome chess set to be cherished for generations. Modern chess was invented in Europe, based on an Arabic game (Shatranj) that was based on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we know and love today. Chess is a game of infinite variations and possibly the most challenging strategy game ever created, it has lasted through the centuries and is played in every corner of the world.
Traditional Russian style chess pieces are weighted & handpolished - crafted from black stained & kari wood King measures 4 in. with 1.75 in. diameter base - pieces collectively weigh 2.8 lbs. Black stained wooden board with pull-out drawers for storage of pieces Board measures 19 x 19 x 1.5 in. with 2 in. squares Includes 32 chessmen with felt bottoms