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  • The Rakh- Unique Wood Chess Set, Board & Storage
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Chess Set: The Rakh- Unique Wood Chess Set, Board & Storage

Brand: ChessCentral

The Rakh
Wood Chess Set with Chess Board and Storage

High in the mystic Carpathian Mountains of Europe, home of the Dragon and the vampire myth, you will find artisans that draw deep from a wellspring of history dating back centuries, honoring the finest traditions in wood carving.

The chess set is named after the the mythological deityRakh. Rakh who  is the source of all fear and power.
This unique and exotic chess set is hand carved in the Carpathian mountains of Europe, and makes an excellent light weight travel companion. Players on the go will especially appreciate this distinctive folding travel chess set. Notice the intricate detail given to the crowns of the King and Queen, and the markings along the chessmen's base. The contrasting colors topping the Kings and Queens are strictly traditional; yet they, along with the elicately highlighted filigrees on the bases of the pieces, lend this set a truly unique appearance. The entire chess set has been hand decorated with a specialized carving and burning technique. This fine chess set includes a wood chess board which doubles as a storage container for the chess pieces - the carrying case not only protects the pieces but also opens to serve as an algebraic chessboard!

The King is a serious 2.56 inches tall and is, like each of the chess pieces, made from Beech wood - known for its fine grain and excellent finish. The chess board is 11.25" x 11.25" and decorated on the borders for display at home or in the office. The interior of the storage compartment is lined with green felt which cushions the chess pieces for easy and safe transport. And of course the bottom of each piece is felt-covered to protect the wooden chess board from scratches.

This chess set is wonderfully detailed, unique and decorative - small enough for travel and large enough for comfortable playing. You will enjoy many years of chess play on this hand crafted wooden chess set.

King Height: 2.56"
Square Size: 1.06"
Dimensions, Case Folded: 11.25" x 5.5" x 1.75"

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