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Russian Style Chess & Checkers Game Set - Weighted Chessmen & Wood Board with Storage Drawers 15 in.
This elegant chess & checkers game set, features a beautiful 15 inch game board with two storage drawers that is high on style. The hand polished and hand carved Russian chessmen are the perfect match. The king captures the classic look of the distinctive Russian design. Modern chess was invented in Europe, based on an Arabic game (Shatranj) that was based on an Indian game (Chaturanga). During the Middle Ages it spread across Europe and evolved into the game we know and love today. Chess is a game of infinite variations and possibly the most challenging strategy game ever created, it has lasted through the centuries and is played in every corner of the world.
Traditional Russian style chess pieces are weighted & handpolished - crafted from sheesham & kari wood
King measures 3.5 in. with 1.25 in. diameter base - pieces collectively weigh 2 lbs.
Brown & natural wood board - features 2 pull-out storage drawers for pieces
Board measures 15 x 15 x 2.5 in. with 1.56 in. squares
Includes 32 chessmen with felt bottoms & 24 wooden checker pieces with 1.1 inch diameter