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    The Burnt Reykjavik II Series Chess Set and Board Combination

    Enjoy Savings of 28% Off MSRP When Purchased as a Combination

    Product Code: BURNTREYCOMBO

    Description

    THE CHESSMEN:

    "An exact reproduction of one of the most historically important Chess sets ever produced, the Chess set used in the legendary 1972 World Chess Championship, featuring Robert J. (Bobby) Fischer (USA) and Boris Spassky (RUS)."

     

    The House of Staunton is proud to offer the Reykjavik II Series Chess set. A full tournament-sized Chess set, it features a 3.75" King with a 1.6" diameter base. The Chess pieces are hand carved by our master artisans and crafted out of the highest grade woods. The pieces are burnt to give them an extremely dark color, and features a beautiful glossy finish to further accentuate the details. The Chess pieces are heavily weighted with luxurious billiard cloth base pads and a beautiful finish. The design of the Reykjavik II Chess set is an exact reproduction of the Chess set used by the legendary American Grandmaster Bobby Fischer when he won the 1972 World Chess Championship against the reigning World Champion Grandmaster Boris Spassky in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Chess set has been designed to withstand years of use (and abuse), as it lacks many of the ornate details commonly found on Chess Sets that can be susceptible to damage in the heat of battle. For example, the Chess set features reinforced Pawn collars and oversized Rook ramparts for unmatched durability. The Reykjavik II Series Chess set is ideal for those that are interested in both the historical importance of the game of Chess, as well as those looking for an attractive Chess set that is both economical and durable.

     

    As with all of our Chess sets, the Reykjavik II Series Chessmen exemplifies a perfect combination of distinct beauty and functionality. It has been designed to withstand the rigors of practical play while maintaining an elegance which has become the hallmark of a House of Staunton chess set. The design, quality and craftsmanship of this set is UNMATCHED by any set of Chessmen in its price range. Nothing even comes close!

     

    THE CHESSBOARD:

     

    The Blackwood Superior Traditional Chessboard with 2.25" Squares features Blackwood (dark) and Maple (light) squares with a Mahogany frame. This Chessboard is 0.5" thick, has a moulded edge and a satin finish. The House of Staunton logo is silk-screened on the h1 square.

     

    THE CHESSBOX:

     

    The Red Burl Premium Chess Box is lined in green billiard cloth, divided and features brass quadrant hinges and a lock & key. This box comes with the House of Staunton logo laser engraved on the lid.

    Limited Warranty

    The House of Staunton warranties this item to be free from manufacturing defect for a period of one year from the date of purchase.


    Please click here to download a copy of our warranty and guide to caring for your House of Staunton Chess Pieces.

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    Regular Price: $629.00

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    Product Details

    Manufacturer The House of Staunton
    Chess Board Included? Includes Chessboard.
    King Height 3.75'' inch / 9 53 cm
    King Base Diameter 1.6'' inch / 4.06 cm
    Basepad Material Billiard Cloth
    Square Size 2.25" inch / 5.7 cm
    Chess Board Footprint 22.5" x 22.5"
    Bag or Box Dimensions 9.5" x 7.4" x 4.5"
    Chess Board Height 0.5"
    Recommended Carrying Bag Size 24" Chess board Carrying Bag
    Total Set Weight 46 ounces (1.3 kg)
    Total Number of Chess Pieces 34 Pieces (With 2 Additional Queens)

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