Categories

 Loading... Please wait...
  • The Veles - Unique Hand Crafted Wood Chess Set, Chess Pieces, Chess Board & Storage
  • The Veles - Unique Hand Crafted Wood Chess Set, Chess Pieces, Chess Board & Storage open box
  • The Veles - Unique Hand Crafted Wood Chess Set, Chess Pieces, Chess Board & Storage closed folding board

The Veles - Unique Hand Crafted Wood Chess Set, Chess Pieces, Chess Board & Storage

Brand: ChessCentral
SKU:
PL-113
$49.95
Quantity:

The Veles
Unique 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 mythological deity Veles, god of earth, waters, and the underworld. 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 lend this set a truly unique appearance. 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 worthy 2.5 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 12.25" x 12.25"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
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"
 
 
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 mythological deity Veles, god of earth, waters, and the underworld. 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 lend this set a truly unique appearance. 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 2.5 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 12.25" x 12.25" 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 • Chess Set Measurements - King: 2.5'' (6.5cm). • Board measures 12.25'' x 12.25'' (31.5cm x 1.5cm). • Measurement when closed: 12.25''L x 6''W x 1.75''H • Board is made from birch. Pieces are beech wood. • Hand crafted in Carpathian Mountains of Europe
 
Graceful, Hornbeam Chess Pieces
 
 
 
 
The Chess Pieces
This unique chess set has an intricate design. These lovely hand carved chessmen are made in the Carpathian Mountains. The pieces are weighted for balance, and made from sturdy hornbeam and sycamore with green billiard cloth pads for a soft feel on the chess board
King Height: 2.5"
About the Carpathian Chess Set Collection
These unique and handsomely designed chess sets are crafted by master artisans, and offer the finest moderately priced chess sets available in the marketplace today. Look for the Jarilo, Kolianda, Delbog, and many other chess sets designed spefically for the Carpathian Collection.
Our Story
ChessCentral has been serving the chess community since 1997, building an online resource for chess players worldwide with the best in chess equipment, training, and teaching information. ChessCentral has published dozens of CDs, videos, and both physical and digital books with titles covering all phases of chess, always on the cutting edge of production quality and technology.
ChessCentral is managed by the founder and owner, whose expertise covers all aspects of the business. Sid Pickard has been a National Chess Master since 1985 and serves as CEO of the company. With its staff consultants of Masters and Grandmasters, ChessCentral has gained a reputation for offering only the best in chess. Sid’s years of experience have allowed him to recognize quality products, whether chess software, videos, or chess equipment and bring them to the chess community at affordable prices.
You will enjoy a top-notch line of chess software, DVDs, chess sets, books, CDs and e-books without worry - ChessCentral has earned a sterling reputation by being the leader in cutting-edge chess and featuring only the best craftsmanship available. Countless articles and study guides created by ChessCentral reflect ChessCentral's drive to assist chess players of any skill level, from casual beginners and novice players to serious tournament competitors, in finding the information and products needed to succeed.

The Chess Board Opens to Reveal Your Chess Pieces in Billiard Green Compartments

  • The Lay Flat Chess Board

    The chess board lays flat and is 12.25'' x 12.25'' (. When folded in the center to store your chess pieces, it is 6.125" x 12.25" with a 2" depth. Made from beach and birch wood found in the Carpathian Mountains.

  • The Chess Piece Storage Compartment

    The interior of the storage compartment is lined with green felt. You can store these chess pieces safely in this insert tray found inside the folding chess board.

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!