Our Supreme Grandmasters Supreme Series Chess Pieces are an excellent reproduction of the famous chess set used in 1961-74 USSR World Championships.
The 1961 World Chess Championship match was played between Mikhail Botvinnik and Magician from Riga, Mikhail Tal. Although Tal was a strong favourite to win the match, Botvinnik won convincingly by a 13-8 margin.
|King||3.7" (95mm)||1.5" (39mm)|
|Queen||3.3" (83mm)||1.5" (39mm)|
|Bishop||3.0" (75mm)||1.4" (36mm)|
|Knight||2.5" (64mm)||1.4" (36mm)|
|Rook||2.3" (58mm)||1.4" (35mm)|
|Pawn||2.0" (50mm)||1.2" (31mm)|
|Wood Combination||Golden Rosewood / Boxwood|
|Dark Chess Pieces||Golden Rosewood|
|Light Chess Pieces||Boxwood|
|Recommended Square Size||1.96" to 2.16" (50 mm to 55 mm)|
|Total Weight Of Chess Pieces||2.7 lbs (1240 grams)|
|34 Chess pieces|
3 year free replacement guarantee for Chess Pieces (Manufacturing Defects, Cracking, issues in craftsmanship or materials)
6 months guarantee against manufacturing defects (cracking or warping) for Chess Boards, Wooden Storage Boxes and Travel Chess Sets