Dimensions: King Height - 3.75"(96 mm)
King Base - 1.73"(44 mm) Pawn Height - 2.25"(57 mm) Pawn Base - 1.25"(32 mm)
You're getting: 32 pieces. Board and Storage Box are not includedWeight : 1700 grams approx. (59.96 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.Recommended Board Size: 50-55 mmShipping : FedEx/DHL 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More
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We are pleased to announce the Limited Edition Imperial Collector Series weighted chess pieces with a 3.75" King and base diameter of 1.73" This set is heavily weighted and the chess pieces have leather base pads on their bases.
Weight : 1700 grams approx. (59.96 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.
About The Imperial Collector Series: Handcrafted in India, these chess pieces exude class and history. Appropriately weighted these pieces are very stable on board and a pleasure to touch and feel. Each piece is meticulously carved and buff polished by hand to give it a rich and long lasting shine. The design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces are unmatched. To make Imperial collector series chess set what it is, our artisans take more than two days to a carve a single chess set. The result of this hard work of these master craftsmen is a truly wonderful design and a master piece which any connoisseur will admire.
The 2014 Sinquefield Cup was the chess tournament honoring the founders of Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, featuring six best players of the world including: GM Magnus Carlsen, GM Levon Aronian, GM Veselin Topolov, GM MaximeVachier-Lagrave, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Fabiano Caruana. It was a double round-robin tournament. It was held from August 27 to September 7 2014.
Last year's event was the strongest chess tournament ever held on U.S. soil. The four grandmasters played the classic time control (40 moves in 90 minutes with a 30-second increment as of move
Original chess set which was used in 2014 Sinquefield Cup has the king height of 3.75". one, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game) in double round-robin tournament. The players included Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky who faced each other. This year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis also brought us the strongest tournament in the history of chess. Sinquefield chess set was first seen in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup organized by the FIDE. It is the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, brought six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Six of the top nine players in the world competed in a 10-round, double round robin for the $100,000 top prize and the right to hoist the coveted Sinquefield Cup. The stress showed in the first half of St Louis, particularly in round three where Carlsen chose the Bishop Opening 1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 for the first time in his life, stood worse from the opening, made a bishop sacrifice which Caruana defended accurately and finally collapsed into defeat. The winner was Fabiano Caruana who got $100,000 top prize money and honor to own the coveted Sinquefield Cup.
Participants of 2014 SINQUEFIELD CUP
About Chess Board:
Made in Spain - This classic 22" wooden chess board is finest of the chess board a chess player or collector can have. Crafted from Grey Ash Burl (dark) and White Erable (light) veneer* this chess board features a hi-gloss finish.
The size of the board is 21.6" x 21.6" (55 cm x 55 cm) with square size of 2.16" x 2.16" (55 mm x 55 mm).The board is 13 mm thick.
Why Veneer Chess Board
Package Includes: 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included), chess board.
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Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant.
Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. You may have to pay customs duties for imperfect items. We'll not honor any Customs Duties claims.
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