The World Chess Championship 1972 was a match for the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union. The match took place in the Reykjavík, Iceland, and has been dubbed the Match of the Century.
|King||3.7" (94mm)||1.7" (43mm)|
|Queen||3.1" (80mm)||1.5" (39mm)|
|Bishop||2.9" (73mm)||1.4" (36mm)|
|Knight||2.7" (69mm)||1.4" (36mm)|
|Rook||2.1" (54mm)||1.4" (36mm)|
|Pawn||1.9" (48mm)||1.2" (30mm)|
|Wood Combination||Ebony / Boxwood|
|Dark Chess Pieces||Ebony|
|Light Chess Pieces||Boxwood|
|Recommended Square Size||1.97" to 2.16" (50 mm to 55 mm)|
|Total Weight Of Chess Pieces||2.97 lbs (1350 grams)|
|34 Chess pieces (2 Extra Queens)|
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The chessmen are made from ebony and boxwood. They are perfectly crafted with each piece having consistent for for each colour. The ebony pieces are fully black with no brown streaks. Size and weight are ideal. The knights look fantastic being hand carved with beautiful detail and precision in the small detailed carvings around mount and eyes. The knights look large next to the bishop. All pieces are felted at the bottom. They arrived in perfect condition via international shipping. Overall this is a showpiece set of chessmen. I wanted a family heirloom and I have one.
Excellent set in perfect condition.
One of the highest quality reproductions of the Reykjavik rematch, available in the market. The knights are beautiful and sight to behold.
The premium chess pieces I ordered from Royal Chess Mall came early and fully satisfied my expectations.
Sehr schne Ware und superschnelle Lieferung
Item was perfectly described and fast shipment.
The set is absoulutely georgeous! It shall improve my game just by viewing it and imagining that the great masters are standing with you in support of every move. The transaction between us was flawless and I couldn't help but feel that the selling price was extremely fair for such high quality, expertly carved, merchandise! Thank-you ever so much for makring this magnificent chess set available to all clients. Paul.
These are of the highest quality. We are very pleased with them. Thank you.
After purchasing this chess set online, I felt like I might have a bit of buyer's remorse. I could not have been more wrong. - it is stunning with beautifully made, well-weighted pieces. The pieces were all individually wrapped and protected and postage was a breeze (arrived in Australia about a week or so after order). Communication with the seller regarding an appropriate board size was quick and easy, and I am now waiting for its arrival, after which I'll post a complete review. So far, so good (great!). A week or so later: The board has arrived and is just as good as the set - highly recommended!
Just one word, amazing!