1950’s Soviet Latvian Chess Pieces are modeled after one of the favorite Latvian designs of Soviet Grandmaster Mikhail Tal. This is one of the most popular designs of the soviet era.
Knights are unusually large with their manes only on one side. All chess pieces are double Weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. Each of Chessmen has green felt to prevent the damage of the chessboard surface. All chess pieces are expertly carved and weighted for fantastic hand-feel.
King 4.0″ (101 mm) 1.7″ (44 mm)
Queen 3.3″ (84 mm) 1.6″ (42 mm)
Bishop 3.0″ (76 mm) 1.5″ (39 mm)
Knight 2.9″ (73 mm) 1.5″ (39 mm)
Rook 2.3″ (59 mm) 1.5″ (39 mm)
Pawn 1.8″ (47 mm) 1.3″ (34 mm)
Wood Combination Golden Rosewood(Sheesham) / Antique Boxwood
Dark Chess Pieces Golden Rosewood(Sheesham)
Light Chess Pieces Antique Boxwood
Contains 34 Chess pieces(2 Extra Queens)
Total Weight of the chess pieces : 1300 Grams (2.85 lbs)
Recommended Chess Board with 55-60 mm Square Size