Traditional Russian Sheesham and Boxwood Wood Chess Pieces 4.25"
Traditional Russian The Traditional Russian chess set is from the old Russian design favored in major international chess tournaments throughout the 1950s and 1960s. The dark chess pieces are made of Sheesham and the light chess pieces are made of Boxwood. Sheesham is a lustrous wood which is easy to carve, and is one of the most popular woods used to craft chess pieces. Its lovely color makes it very attractive to chess players world-wide. It is very durable and the wood is hard, with a uniform and medium coarse texture.
Sheesham and Boxwood Chess Pieces
This ChessCentral Traditional Russian chess set is double weighted with felt bottoms. The King stands 4.25 inches high with a base of 1.375 inches. This chess set will fit perfectly on a chess board with a 2 inch square. You will not find a more sturdy chess set in this size and price range. A high-quality wooden chess set at an affordable price!
King Height: 4 inches
King Base: 1.375 inches
Chess Pieces Total Weight: 32 ounces
Recommended Board Square Size: 2 inches