This legendary chess set used in many major chess tournaments in the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960. This is an accurate reproduction of famous chess set played in 1962 Soviet Championship Tournament by Mikhail Tal.
All chess pieces are Weighted by adding a stud of iron within the base. Each of Chessmen has green felt to prevent the damage of the Chessboard.. The chunky wide base pieces are a collector’s delight.
This Tal Soviet championship Chess pieces comes from one of our very best artisans .
********* Mikhail Tal Soviet Tournament Set *********
Chess Pieces Only board not included(Used only for reference)
King 4.1″(105.0 mm) 1.6″(39.5 mm)
Queen 3.5″(88.4 mm) 1.5″(38.5 mm)
Bishop 3.2″(80.6 mm) 1.4″(35.0 mm)
Knight 3.1″(78.0 mm) 1.4″(35.6 mm)
Rook 2.5″(64.4 mm) 1.4″(35.5 mm)
Pawn 2.2″(57.0 mm) 1.4″(35.5 mm)
Wood Combination Golden Rosewood / Natural Boxwood
Dark Chess Pieces Golden Rosewood
Light Chess Pieces Natural Boxwood
Contains 34 Chess pieces (2 Extra Queens)
Total Weight of the chess Pieces: 1450 Grams(3.21 LBS)
Recommended chess Board with 50-55 mm Square size
Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.